Noro school hall project gets support

Bolton International of United States and Indonesia has offered help to fund Noro community high school (NCHS) multi-purpose  hall. According to Omoro newsletter which was launched on Friday in Noro it highlighted the building is progressing and hopes to be completed by the end of this year. Donor, namely Bolton International, is eager to see…

Tuna company boss visits Noro

A top shareholder of Tri-Marine International operates Soltuna fishing and processing limited in Noro visited the tuna centre last week. During his visit Renato Curto also called in at the Noro community high school last Friday where he was able to launch a first ever newsletter for the school called Umoro. Chairman of the school…

Potential commodities to export

FIVE overseas countries have indicated their interests to import locally produced commodities from Solomon Islands. Noel Roposi chief field officer (Marketing) with in the marketing unit, agriculture planning division of the ministry of agriculture and livestock said the breakthrough was made possible following various feasibility studies and bilateral talks held with various countries. “Based on…

Tubi exporter clarifies

Southern Pacific Wood Trading Company boss Mr La clarifies his company’s status on the issue of tubi export stating the earlier reports are inaccurate. He clarified claiming that the reports carried by this paper are not correct to his knowledge of what had happened. Nolan Jolo a claimed rightful landowner of Gothaha-Thagoma land stated that…

IATA approved trainer assists airlines

The national carrier of the Solomon Islands, Solomon Airlines, has been working with an approved IATA Safety Management Trainer in supporting key management and staff to improve the airlines’ Safety Management culture and procedures for the past week. Announcing this, Solomon Airlines Corporate Safety, Security and Audit Manager, Napoleon Padabela said “a key part of…

Villagers end training

A three days business training at Papagu village in north Guadalcanal ended successfully on Friday. About 55 participants attended the workshop which was funded by United Nation Security Trust fund. The program was conducted by International Labour Organisation (ILO). Roy Fugui, ILO project coordinator in Solomon Islands said the main purpose of the training was…

Disorderly, disturbance tops police’s list

ACTING disorderly and causing disturbance related to alcohol has topped police’s list as the number one offence being recorded last week. Speaking to the Solomon Star last night Gabriel Manelusi assistant police commissioner for national capital said last week from 28th July to yesterday (Sunday 3rd August) police responded and recorded 29 cases related to…

Man stabbed, hospitalised

An man believed to be in his 30s was hospitalised following an alleged stabbing incident in Munda, Western province over the weekend. The incident happened around 2.30 am in the early hours of Saturday morning. The cause of the incident was not known but when the Solomon Star contacted Munda police, Sergeant Timothy Alena said…