School results awaits Minister’s signature

THE Solomon Islands 2015 school placement results will be released this coming Friday according to the National Examinations Standards Unit (NESU). A spokeswoman from NESU office said results for forms one, four and six will be released this Friday. NESU director when contacted to confirm the time said the results are ready but are still…

Deal with people, not land: Moli

MALAITA’S Aoke Langalanga ward one provincial member says land is not the cause of development hold-ups on Malaita. Molcolm Moli said it is people’s attitude towards land that hinders developments on Malaita. “There are cultural set-ups in terms of land custody, therefore proper dialogue and inclusive approach must be priority in development plans to ensure…

Heavy rain alert upgraded to warning

The weather office has upgraded the heavy rain alert to a heavy rain warning as of Monday evening. The warning issued on Monday was current for Choiseul, Western, Isabel, Malaita, and Guadalcanal Provinces. The warning stated that a low pressure system lies over Solomon Islands and slow moving. Associated clouds with rain and thunderstorms are…

OPMC defends revocation of Bingtang’s license

The Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has described the statement by the Office of the Leader of Opposition questioning the Democratic Coalition for Change Government’s revocation of Bingtang Borneo’s mining lease for Rennell-Bellona Province as naïve. A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet said it is important for the…

Market gets busy again

The Honiara Central Market has resume normal business as people wasted no time in pursuing income to meet school fee demands. The market was relaxed in terms of economical activities during the festive season. As of Monday, the market was seen busy again as farmers and buyers turned up in numbers for normal business. One…

Parents want result out

A GROUP of concern parents have expressed concern over the delay in releasing this year’s school results. The parents told the Auki Star office, they cannot wait any longer because the academic year’s commencement is looming. “We need time to prepare financially. Unless we are sure of our children’s results, we cannot pay school required…

Fr Beu asked to give way

Temotuan’s in Lata and Honiara are kindly asking the acting premier Fr Brown Beu to allow a new person to lead the province this round. A number of people spoken to expressed dislike with Fr Beu’s leadership style. One concern Temotuan said Fr Beu during his tenure spent a lot of time in Honiara rather…

Neighbours brace for cyclones

NEIGHBOURING Fiji is bracing for a possibility of two tropical cyclones predicted to hit the Island nation between the November to April cyclone season with one possibly reaching category three. And there is a high probability that these cyclones will pass close to, or over, the northern and eastern parts of Fiji. This has been…