Malaita next Premiers meet host

MALAITA Province will host the next Premiers conference in 2017. Malaita Premier, Peter Channel Ramohia said the province welcomes the announcement and is very pleased and enthusiastic to host the prestigious conference. “All other provinces have had their turn and we are so grateful for the co-hosts of the recent premier’s conference, Honiara City Council…

Cemetery to be fenced

HONIARA City Council will be constructing a security fence around the land boundary of Kola Ridge national cemetery. Clerk to Honiara City council, Charles Kelly said, the plan to erect security fencing around the cemetery compound had been on the council’s drawing board for some time. He said, construction will start when money is available…

SINTA’s action plan for 2015 -2018

THE Solomon Islands National Teachers’ Association (SINTA) has completed its first action plan draft for 2015-2018 last week. A statement from the association yesterday said, the action plan took SINTA officers three days to draft the plan. “This action plan will be implemented so that the office will be working accordingly,” the statement added. “The…

SOEH, new lecture theatre soon

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) and its School of Education and Humanity at Panatina Campus will soon have its own lecture theatre which will be an icon building for the university.  The School of Education and Humanity purposely need this new complex building to meet higher demand of the rising number of students in…

A vow to act

Auga: DCC vows to act on communiqués Minister for Provincial Government and Institution Strengthening (MPGIS), Augustine Auga has assured Provincial Premiers at the closing of the 8th Premiers Conference that the national government is serious looking into the past and current communiqués. Formal discussions to the conference completed last week Friday with official closing at…

Anga heads tomorrow for PNG

NEWLY appointed Solomon Islands High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea (PNG) Barnabas Anga will leave the country for Port Moresby tomorrow. He confirmed this to the Solomon Star, Wednesday this week. “I will be leaving for PNG this Saturday to take up the office,” Commissioner Anga added. He said that his contract will last him…

8th Premiers conference, day 5

In brief with RONALD TOITO’ONA Vavanga: Tourism in Guadalcanal slowly expanding The tourism industry has started to expand in rural Guadalcanal says the Premier of the Province, Mr Bartholomew Vavanga. He highlighted this in his presentation during day five of the 8th Premiers Conference at the Heritage Park’s A’hara conference room yesterday. “Currently there are…

Misconduct in Opposition Office

Integrity of the office questioned LEADER of Opposition Jeremiah Manele had vowed to demand severe disciplinary action against two senior officers in the Opposition office accused of misconduct. Mr Manele told the Solomon Star in a telephone interview that he was taking the issue as a matter of serious concern. The Opposition leader was reacting…

Police, chiefs in consultation

A TWO days consultation between some of the community chiefs within the outskirts of the Honiara city and Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) to discuss issues affecting communities kicked off yesterday. It is being held at the CYP conference hall, East Honiara. It is an initiative by the National Community Policing unit of the…