Voters can check their names online

The Solomon Islands Electrol Commission SIEC has yesterday officially launched its newly designed website www.siec.gov.sb at the SIEC head office in Vavaya Ridge. The newly launched website was officially launched by the chief electoral commissioner Polycarp Haununu. Speaking to local media during the launching, Mr Haununu said that the launch of the SIEC website was…

Village to receive crushing mill

Mangakikivillage in West Guadalcanal will be receiving a coconut crushing mill, thanks to European Union (EU). The funding was made possible through the South Pacific Commission (SPC) to support the community. Management of Solomon Tropical Products which work closely with Mangakiki village for many years producing coconut oil will officially handover the machine to the…

USPSI to stage open day

The University of the South Pacific Solomon Islands Campus (USPSI) will join other partner USP regional campuses to celebrate USP open day today. The USP open day is an important event in the university’s calendar. Solomon Islands campus will also mark the day with its official program to be held at the Multi-purpose Hall. The…

Makira police plans awareness

Makira police is proposing an awareness program for communities surrounding the Kirakira station and part of the province. Makira provincial police commander Richard Hane revealed this in an interview, Wednesday. He said his officers will undergo training and awareness program with the communities based on violence, abuse and basic traffic rules for drivers in the…

Police says celebration peaceful in Kira Kira

The recent celebrations marking the Makira/Ulawaprovince’s second appointed has been described as very successful and peaceful. Makira provincial police commander Richard Hane told Solomon Star that the second appointed day celebration was very peaceful with no major disturbances. He said the public that witnessed the event behaved well. “There were no major disturbances, unlawful activities…

Schools warned

Malaita education authority has issued an ultimatum advising all schools operating under its authority to retire reports of how they spent their school grant before the 2014 academic year ends. Principal education officer of the Malaita provincial education authority Richard Hou in an interview with the Solomon Star on Wednesday said the authority is serious…