POLICE: STOP THIS NONESENSE

POLICE on Monday sent send a clear message to anyone who involves and or instigate illegal activities that they will face the full force of the laws. Honiara City Police Commander Gabriel Manelusi told the Solomon Star police will not tolerate anyone taking laws in their own hands. Mr Manelusi was referring to those involving…

Affected families get help from MP

ABOUT 584 bags of rice were delivered to families of Sagalu ward in northwest Guadalcanal on Sunday at Visale station. The Member of Parliament for northwest Guadalcanal constituency Hon. Bodo Dettke and his team made the delivery of bags of rice and mix goods. Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said the families who…

MP welcomes communication service

Paradise community of North New Georgia Island in the Western province over the weekend have been blessed with the official launching of the newly mobile tower installed by Our Telekom on the Island. The ceremony was witnessed by school children, men and women and the Member of Parliament for the constituency Hon. Job Dudley Tausinga.…

Mining awareness in Rennell

A week long mining awareness to educate people in Rennel Island on the effects and benefits of the mining industry is being planned for Monday next week. This mining awareness came following the approval of an Indonesian mining company by the national and provincial government last month to conduct prospecting licences. Provincial secretary (PS) of…

More rioters arrested

More than 50 people have been arrested in relations to Friday night’s rioting and looting at the King George area, East Honiara. The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) media unit last night reported that police was able to restored order in and around the eastern part of Honiara. During Friday night’s unfortunate incident a…

KFPL conducts employment awareness in Rannogah

Kolobangara Forestry Products Limited (KFPL) held four days of employment and recruitment awareness on Rannogah Island, Western province last week. The awareness program was aimed at giving information on the right procedure people in the rural area can following if they want to work for KFPL and in the tree plantations. The awareness program started…

CSSI improvements highlighted

The Correctional Service of the Solomon Islands (CSSI) has shown great improvement and major development within its organisation. This was revealed by the undersecretary of the ministry of police, national security and correctional service during the graduation of new 35 new officers last Friday. Undersecretary Stephen Maesiola said that there are great developments being witnessed…

South Sea Islanders panel discussion held successfully

A panel discussion of the Australian South Sea Islanders was held successfully over the weekend at the Solomon Islands National Museum auditorium in Honiara. Director of the Solomon Islands National Museum Tony Heorake said the discussion was organized by the National Museum to mark the world museum day. The Australian South Sea Islanders (blackbirding) story…

Commonwealth ministers to meet on global health priorities

When they meet in Geneva this week, health ministers from across the 53-nation Commonwealth community will put national and global health policy priorities front and centre. That will include strengthening public health systems, immunisation, nutrition, and communicable and non-communicable diseases. The Commonwealth health ministers meeting comes as governments worldwide look to agree new targets to…

International museum day celebrated

The history of Black birding and Australia South Islanders is known very little in education curriculum of Solomon Island. These were the words of minister of culture and tourism Samuel Manetoali in his official speech opening of the international museum day last Friday in Honiara. Mr Manetoali said the national museum realised Black Birding history…