Choiseul police on outreach program

CHOISEUL provincial police have successfully conducted an outreach program to communities in North Choiseul last week. The police officers organised the awareness which coincided with a sporting event at Bangara community. During the event the police raised awareness on domestic violence, illegal side of smoking marijuana, drinking kwaso (homebrew) and abuse. Choiseul provincial police commander…

[email protected] interns leave for Taiwan

Three interns who have successfully gone through the [email protected] internship program left the country for Taiwan yesterday to undergo further vocational training. Heading for Tai-Chunghua-Nantou Regional branch Institute for a 3 month study program on various fields ranging from, computer applications and networking to Refrigeration and air-conditioning. The interns were handpicked by [email protected] for the…

Islanders against seabed mining

PACIFIC Indigenous peoples have voiced their united stand against any proposed seabed mining. Solomon Islands Dr Samson Viulu who spoke on behalf of the pacific indigenous peoples made it clear before world leaders during the UN General Assembly in New York. He said its important to halt any plans to carryout seabed mining in the…

POB Panatina branch opens next week

WITH the demand for banking services by customers of Pan Oceanic Bank (POB) along with its increasing membership, the bank is expanding its service with the opening of its new branch next week. POB chief executive officer (CEO) Nihal Kekulawala has confirmed that their East Honiara branch will be opening up at Panatina Plaza next…

Council issues license Grand Plaza businesses

HONIARA city council (HCC) has finally started issuing business license to interested business operators within Town Ground Grand Plaza. The Solomon Star was told business licenses have already been issued to more than five interested business occupants. Council when contacted has confirmed issuing business licenses following its environmental health assessment and physical planning inspection of…

Holistic approach to climate change issues vital

UNITED Nations’ member states and stakeholders participating in the climate summit in New York has been strongly urged to take  a holistic and appropriate  steps  towards  addressing  climate change issues. Pacific Indigenous Peoples (PIP) made the statement before distinguished chairs, panelists and delegates with one voice for urgent action. Solomon Islands Dr Samson Viulu who…

Peace ministry farewells Tarimae

The Ministry of National Unity Reconciliation and Peace (MNURP) last Friday farewelledtheir Caretaker Minister HypoliteTarimae and five SPC interns. Speaking at the farewell function hosted by ministry at Mendana Hotel, Permanent Secretary (PS) Lennis Rukale thanked the Caretaker Minister Tarimae for his contribution towards the ministry.  “In your four years in Parliament and as a…