Calls for Wale to explain

A Malaitian man from the Aoke Langalanga constituency, Dilly Wale, calls on out- going member of parliament, Matthew Wale, to come out and explain to the people his involvement in the mining companies on Guadalcanal. Recently Solomon Star has uncovered a report compiled by St Barbara’s legal counsel for the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to…

Prendergast makes first visit to Kira Kira

The country’s newly appointed Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast successfully conducted his first visit to Kira Kira, Makira/Ulawa provincial capital last week. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Richard Hane said it was the first visit by Prendergast since taking up the post to lead the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF). Mr Hane said the visit last…

Marovo voters urged to be conscious

A Marovo Lagoon man from Western Province has cautioned voters of Marovo constituency to be conscious and not to be swayed by the charisma of intending candidates. James Peojama, a resident of Bishop Dale, urged Marovo voters to be steadfast and choose the right leader with an open mind. “We have intending candidates who have…

Sopage clarifies report

Outgoing Member of Parliament (MP) for North Guadalcanal Constituency says he is prepared to explain how he has spent funding received by the constituency in the past eight years. Martin Sopage said this in response to a calls by Samuel Basoe, a Chief of Ghavugha community in the North Guadalcanal. Chief Basoe last Friday challenged…

United Democratic Party launches manifesto

UNITED Democratic Party (UDP) has launched its manifesto and party logo over the weekend. The launching highlighted some of the party’s key principles and vision heading forward in contesting the upcoming general elections. Party President Sir Thomas Ko Chan said the party’s key message is equity, justice and peace for the country. He said all…

45 candidates under UDP banner

FORTY five (45) candidates will be contesting the national general election under the United Democratic Party (UDP) for social reform and economic advancement. Party president Sir Thomas Ko Chan made the announced during the party’s official launch of its manifesto and party logo over the weekend. Sir Chan said the party have 45 candidates who…

Dr Alice hits campaign trail in West Are’Are

Female candidate for West Are’Are Dr Alice Aruhe’eta Pollard has officially launched her election campaign in Tawaimare community; ward five of the constituency over the weekend. More than seven hundred people witnessed the launching. The highlight of the event was a colorful parade from Houhui to Tawaimare community high school playing ground. Following the parade…

Six operators in Kia get assistance

West Isa Eco Tourism Association (WIETA) in Kia, Isabel province has approved six existing tourism operators who will receive tourism funds from the association. Outgoing Member of Parliament for Kia&Avulei constituency has injected the tourism funds into West Isa Eco Tourism Association (WIET) basket where tourism operators around Kia have to apply for it through…

Don Bosco students graduate

About 70 students of Don Bosco Technical Institute  graduated on Friday, in an action-packed program, which began at 9am with a Thanksgiving Holy Eucharist. The thanksgiving ceremony was presided over by Most Rev. Adrian Smith, Archbishop of Honiara, with 5 priests concelebrating with him. The Archbishop exhorted the graduates to avoid temptations that betray the…