World Vision welcomes new boss

World Vision Solomon Islands (WVSI) has a new Country Director. He is Janes Imanuel Ginting who arrived with his family last month (October). Mr. Ginting has a ‘Master of Science degree in Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries’ from the London School of Economics (UK) which was funded by the Chevening Scholarship. He brings…

Voters advised about alcohol ban

ALCOHOL will be banned during the election day next week. Nixon Manetoga, an inspector at Tetere Police station, North Guadalcanal highlighted this over the weekend at the official launching of Martin Sopage’s four years constituency plan at his home village of Parasisi. Guadalcanal Palm Plantation Oil Limited (GPPOL) workers, Tetere Police officers, chiefs and surrounding…

Customer strikes luck with Bemobile/Vodafone

The “Talk and Text” promotion Bmobile Vodafone introduced last month to allow its customers to subscribe to more talking time and texting is even better last week when Bmobile/Vodafone introduced the weekly give away $1000 shopping voucher. Adding more excitement to the “Talk and Text” promotion, Bmobile/Vodafone Solomon Islands has announced its first lucky winner…

Tourism operators in consultation

About twelve tourism operators in Malaita province attended a consultation meeting for the development of a five year Solomon Islands National Development plan last week. The consultation was held at the Rarasu Restaurant in Auki. The consultation meeting was funded by visitors’ Bureau and conducted by a local consultant in Malaita Province, Andrew Nihopara. The…

Another woman in top Fiji Sun role

FIJI SUN – Another woman has been appointed to a leading role at the Fiji Sun, publisher of the biggest newspapers in the Pacific Islands. It comes as the newspaper company invests in expanding its digital media presence. Fiji Sun Publisher/CEO Peter Lomas confirmed that Rosi Doviverata has been named Managing Editor/Digital, in charge of…

Shock, horror at food bar attack

A man nearly had his left arm chopped off when he was attacked from behind while having a meal at the Kingsley Food Bar in Honiara, last Saturday. The incident brought chaos and horror inside the eating establishment just before lunch hour as other diners escaped for their lives. Eye-witnesses told the Sunday Star three…