New arts and cultural hub set to open

A new, community hub promoting arts and culture called Art Haus has established in Honiara. It will open in August and support creative expression, artists and crafts people as well as emerging creative businesses. An initiative of the Solomon Islands Arts Alliance, Art Haus will create a space for people from all backgrounds to learn,…

Fiji Times moving with the changing times

THE Fiji Times readers and advertisers can expect better print quality and improved efficiency from yesterday with the company’s new four-colour stack printer. General manager Hank Arts said the major upgrade to The Fiji Times press also included two new splicers, infeed and tension controller. “The new four-colour press is a Goss and was built…

KGA provides training for flood victim

Kastom Gaden Association (KGA) this week provides training for the victim of the recent flash flooding on how to plant and take care of the vegetable farms. This comes about after they (KGA) supplied seedlings and planting materials to the victims and farmers. KGA information officer Moses Rohana said since they are providing seedling to…

Trainers acknowledge training

About 20 participants from the schools which undertook basic library training have praised the ministry of education and human resources development for the training after issuing them with certificates. Speaking to the Solomon Star a participant John Susupuri said the basic ideas gained taken during the training really helps them. Mr Susupuri added that after…

SICCI explains awards

Following the number of enquiries being received at the Solomon Islands chamber of commerce and industry (SICCI) office concerning awards and award categories, the chamber has came out to inform the nine awards on offer. Two of the awards, Business Woman of the Year and Entrepreneur of the Year are individual awards. Only women and…

Mobile service applauded

Villagers of Kwaibaita in the East Malaita have applauded Our Telekom for connecting them with the outside world through the phone calls and internet. This follows the completion of the Fiu tower that brings better mobile coverage for the region which was once isolated.and never connected to the world for decades. The villagers said that…

Telekom explains network failure

LACK of sun during wet weather can also interfere with the communication network in parts of the country because some of the mobile towers are solar powered. The explaination was made by Our Telekom following concerns from customers in West Makira about their network which is not working properly. A rep from the community there…