Heavy showers expected

HEAVY SHOWERS are expected in parts of the country the weather office has advised yesterday. This is due to a trough that is moving westward. In a weather advise number one (1) the office said heavy rain alert issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service at 5 pm yesterday evening revealed that a heavy rain…

MSG chair congratulates Vanuatu’s new President

The Chair of the Melanesian Spearhead Group and Spokesperson of the FLNKS of Kanaky New Caledonia, Mr Victor Tutugoro, congratulated the newly elected 8th President of the Republic of Vanuatu, His Excellency Fr. Baldwin Lonsdale of TORBA Province in Vanuatu.             Mr Tutugoro in a congratulatory letter to His Excellency President Baldwin, said President Baldwin’s…

Chair of MSG congratulates Sir Frank

The Chair of the Melanesian Spearhead Group and Spokesperson of the FLNKS of Kanaky New Caledonia, Mr Victor Tutugoro, congratulated His Excellency Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui, on his reappointment as the Governor General of Solomon Islands. Mr Tutugoro, in a congratulatory letter to His Excellency Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui, said he believes that the reappointment…

Lilo’s Doma development queried

The development and construction of the Caretaker Prime Minister’s new residential area at Doma in North West Guadalcanal has been questioned raising eyebrow surprised amongst people of North West Guadalcanal. Speaking to Solomon Star chief Stephen George of Aruligo said such development does not speak well of a national leader Lilo and his former NCRA…

Election fever heats up

WITH no confirmed date yet set for the National General Elections this year, already intense campaigning have begin by most intending candidates. Unconfirmed reports reaching this paper claimed that already some intending candidates including former Member of Parliaments have begin issuing out building materials, outboard motors to their supporters with the intention of wining their…

Environmental dept introduces program in schools

The Honiara city council (HCC) environmental department is expanding its nature game program in schools around Honiara. This was after they visited a number of primary schools in the city to promote the nature game program. The program currently targets students between grade three and four basically how to keeping the environment clean at all…

Students concern over teachers’ absenteeism

The continuous absenteeism experienced by Honiara High school form six students have forced the students to raise their concern. The group of students told this paper that they missed a lot of class lessons due to claims, some of their subject teachers are continuously missing classes. “This practise happened after the April flash flood.” With…

North Malaita communities undergo training

THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock is conducting a one week training in Mandalua school for communities in north Malaita this week. The training focuses on agriculture, climate change and sea level rise that is currently facing parts of the province and the country. Provincial member for ward 5 Bernard Rexley Uguni said the training…

Malaita’s east road reopened

EAST Malaita residents can travel freely again after the road block at Kwaiafa River was lifted. Last week, transport owners allegedly mounted a road block at Kwaiafa River in East Malaita due to the bad state of the bridge. The road block sparked tensions between landowners and vehicle passengers who thought it was the work…