Our new SI dengue lab opens

The new Solomon Islands dengue laboratory positioned at the national referral hospital compound was official opens last week. The dengue laboratory was funded by the government of Taiwan to Solomon Islands. Speaking yesterday at the opening ceremony Hon. Wen-Ta Chiu minister of health and Welfare of the republic of china (Taiwan) said that he is…

Kabui officially sworn-in

Governor General (GG) Sir Frank Utu Ofagioro Kabui has taken his Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of office before Chief Justice Sir Albert Rocky Palmer. Sir Kabui was re-elected by the national parliament on 6th May to become the second GG after late Sir Baddley Devesi to hold the post for two consecutive terms.…

‘Lets do more’

Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo has urged all citizens to do more in whatever they are doing to move this country forward for the better. In his message to mark the country’s 36th independence anniversary, PM Lilo said the government stands together with all citizens of this country to mark a milestone in the country’s…

Deadly disease kills

ABOUT four young lives have so far been claimed by a disease which attacks a village in East Makira. Reports reaching the Solomon Star said Ghoge village has been struck by the disease since last week which caused panic to other nearby communities in the province as news of the death begun trickling in. Speaking…

Final touch down before TE practices

Teacher trainees at the Solomon Islands national university (SINU) Panatina campus are doing their final touch down with group presentations before leaving for their six weeks teacher experience (TE). The group presentations were organised by course co-ordinators for all different levels of teacher trainees to present what actually they do in the field in few…

Solomon Hospitality and micro tourism

An Australian expert is in the country to conduct hospitality and mico-tourism programmes for interested people in Naha, East Honiara. Mr. Colin Peter Cashman-Prichard, a specialist in hospitability and micro-tourism said that the six-month course is aimed at individuals who are planning to engage in small business especially in hospitality, and has three main principles:…

Pacific nations urged to back the Solomons

Port Moresby (The National) – THE Pacific Island nations have been urged to stand with the Solomon Islands and ensure that any commitments made in the global trade body can only come into effect if the current round of negotiations is completed. Currently six Pacific Island nations are members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO)…

USP students celebrate Independence

 Solomon Islands students studying at the University of the South Pacific (USP) in Fiji celebrated the 36th Independence Anniversary with a weeklong sports and cultural activity.  The sport events started from 1st July to 5 culminated with cultural activity on Saturday featuring diverse cultures from twelve cultural groups.  Sport events included soccer, netball, touch rugby,…