Action on students clarified

THE Education Attaché (EA) who is looking after Solomon Islands Government sponsored students in Fiji has clarified the National Training Committee’s (NTC) decision to terminate and suspend a number of students studying at the University of South Pacific (USP). The Solomon Star understood that about 59 students have been terminated and suspended after they failed…

Tuesday’s forum called off

The People’s Forum set down for Tuesday at the National Museum auditorium has been postponed until further notice. Reports said, this was due to the last minute advice from the National Museum head office to cancel the meeting. No explanation was given for the cancellation but Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) hopes there is no…

Pacific magistrates visit NZ Family Court

CHIEF Magistrate Emmanuel Kouhota was among senior magistrates and judges from the Pacific that visited the Waitakere District Court in Auckland on Friday. They were hosted by Judge Lisa Tremewan, as they wrapped up discussions at the Pacific Regional Judges and Magistrates Consultation in New Zealand. Organised by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC),…

New pharmacy store opens at Tulagi

PEOPLE of Central Province now have improved access to life saving medicine with the opening of an Australian Government funded Provincial Medical Store in Tulagi last week. The new facility will benefit the 3,500 people in the Ngella area by increasing the amount of medical supplies stored in Tulagi and keeping them better protected. The…

3 SINU staff to study in South Korea

THREE lecturers at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) will undertake postgraduate studies in fisheries in South Korea. This is made possible under a Memorandum of Understanding signed by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and Solomon Islands National University on 7th May 2014. KOICA is the international development arm of the South Korean Government. The…

Deputy PM engineered my termination

Sasako speaks of his sacking GOVERNMENT media consultant Alfred Sasako has blamed the deputy prime minister Douglas Ete for his sacking. He said this on Tuesday when confirming receiving his termination letter, which he said was dated 27 July 2015. “The letter backdated to 27th July was signed by the Special Secretary to the Prime…

Missing duo alive

TWO fishermen from Patu village in Central Rannogah, Western Province who went missing last week have been reportedly found alive after being rescued near Bougainville, Papua New Guinea (PNG) over the weekend. The two men were on a fishing trip to prepare for a wedding on Wednesday. They were said to have travelled on a…

Central Provincial ministers fired

A PROVINCIAL Minister and a backbencher within the Central Provincial Government have been terminated from office for personal interest against the government of the day. Honourable James Galini who was the Minister for Works, Transport and Local Council including Richard Vulo, chairman provincial public accounts committee and board to Siota secondary school. Their dismissal from…