NPF investments questioned

Members of the Solomon islands National Provident Fund has questioned SINPF board and management to explain what happened to its other investments onshore and offshore. Concerned members said it would be of great interest to members to know the fate of other investments if they are returning positively to the fund. Two weeks ago the…

Air Niugini sales office here

Papua New Guinea airline company, Air Niugini has opened a sales office in Honiara. And the Papua New Guinea High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Fred Yakasa has congratulated Air Niugini for deciding to open the Sales Office in Honiara. He said it is important the airline sets up the Sales Office in Honiara because PNG…

Soltuna’s major promotion coming up

Soltuna’s major competition is set to be announced in August says Soltuna marketing manager Kenwood Harry. Mr Harry in interview with Solomon Star yesterday said Soltuna is working on the new marketing approach. “We should announce our new marketing approach for the competition August this year. “At the moment we are in talks and discussion…

Omission and objection period set

The Omission and objection period for registered voters has been scheduled for July 24 to August 6th. The two-week period was set down for registered voters to check against their names on the released provisional list. Chief Electoral officer Polycarp Haununu said the period is purposely for registered voters to check their details and inform…

Fishermen escape police hunt

FIVE fishermen escaped a possible arrest when Tulagi police were tipped that the men were using illegal explosive – dynamite. Tulagi Provincial Police Commander Fred Satu said the men were conducting the illegal fishing at Voloa coral reefs in Gela, Central Islands Province on Tuesday morning. Mr Satu said upon receiving reports from villagers in…