Land tenure secured for U.S Skyline memorial

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Kira Kira police investigates fuel theft

Kira Kira police are closing in on suspects who were involved in a robbery incident fortnight ago in which they allegedly stole fuel from a logging company operating in Makira/Ulawa province. The alleged incident happened fortnight ago and police now have a lead into the incident and investigation now underway. Peter Sitai senior sergeant officer…

Cooler nights for us

THE impact of climate change on most Pacific Islands countries is taking its toll, especially here in the Solomon Islands with many experiencing much cooler nights and warmer days unlike before. The changing and unpredictable weather patterns is experienced throughout the entire globe, with countries closer to the equator such as; Solomon Islands, Samoa and…

MMF’s new political party to stop the talk

Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) has formed its political wing over the weekend which they believe is the way forward for the people of Malaita and this country to stop the talk and act responsibly to the cries of the Malaita people. Speaking to Solomon Star, Forum president Charles Dausabea said the formation of the political…

Villagers still in tents

KOKODA villagers on east Guadalcanal are still living in tents four months after the April flash flood that washed away many houses.They live in tents that were provided by Red Cross of Solomon Islands (SIRC). This small rural community is located within Papagu village boundary one of the bigger village on east Guadalcanal where small…

360 Discovery back on service

After weeks of suspending its services fast craft 360 Discovery is now back in service after a new engine was replaced. In a statement on Thursday, the management of BLK Investments Co Ltd, owners and operators said the boat is now ready to serve the traveling public. “We would like to inform our good traveling…

Panel of judges set for BEA 2014

A judging panel of ten high-powered women and men are gearing up for the selection of 17 winners and runner up winners for the second annual Solomon Islands Business Excellence Awards (BEA) starting Monday 11th August 2014. A statement from the Solomon Islands chamber of commerce and industries (SICCI) said the panel comprised of a…

More companies register with NFP

National Provident Fund (NFP) this year received more applications from newly formed companies to register with them. A spokesperson for the fund revealed this to the Solomon Star in an interview yesterday saying, these companies are both local and overseas. “We have quite a number of companies both local and overseas registering with NPF. He…

Organisation supports widows and orphans

Widows and orphans at Abukwou community in Central Kwara’ae received gifts from a non- government organization called ‘Hearts of Hope Family’. The historic occasion was staged on Wednesday in the province. The Hearts of Hope family organization was founded by Ms Janet Justus Aihari in 2006 in her own home and later in 2010 where…