A PRIDE IN RUIN

The abandonment of the tuna cannery in Tulagi By SAMSON SADE SOLOMON Taiyo Limited was used to be a premier employment venture that attracted workers from the four corners of the Solomon Islands.   With its cannery at Tulagi in the Central Islands Province, the location couldn’t be far from ideal.    The deeper sheltered waters…

IT’S ALFRED EFONA! 

Efona wins Central Honiara Constituency seat   ALFRED Efona, the man who ousted the 2019 winner of the Central Honiara Constituency through an election petition earlier this year, has won the seat. Solomon Islands Chief Electoral Officer, Jane Waetara, was due to declare the result last night. Efona never looked back by the time batches…

ATM customers of BSP frustrated

ATM customers of Bank South Pacific in Auki have expressed their frustration about a local moneylender who usually takes other customer’s time to do withdrawals at the ATM machines. Information reaching the Solomon star office in Auki alleged that the local moneylender usually spends long hours at the machines. “He is lending money to borrowers at…

Chasing dreams

FOR 26-year-old Pamela Augustine Rofeta from Malaita, becoming a lawyer fulfilled both her and her grandfather’s dream. Rofeta, who had just taken her oath to practice early this month along with 17 other new lawyers, shared her story with Solomon Star. “My grandfather, from whom I was named, was the initial motivator behind me becoming…