Tourism budget drops

THE Tourism industry will continue to fall behind if Government funding towards the sector continues to decrease. That’s according to the Leader of the Opposition Group Mathew Wale in his budget debate in the parliament last month. The government in its seriousness to slowly rid of logging industry look at tourism sector as one of…

Suidani sends New Year greetings

MALAITA Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has wished the people of his Province throughout Solomon Islands and abroad a happy New Year 2020.  Premier Suidani conveys his New Year greetings message to Malaitans in an interview with Solomon Star Auki this week. He congratulates Malaitans for making it safely into the New Year 2020.  The Premier…

Man stabbed in Gizo

A young man in his mid-twenties is slowly recovering at Gizo hospital after he was stabbed three times on the back on Monday with a small pocket knife in the Gizo, Western province.  The victim is from Lale village in Rannoggah Island. Reports reaching Solomon Star Gizo said that the stabbing incident happened at around 3pm…

New magistrates sworn in

THREE new magistrates have been sworn in on Monday, bringing the total number of magistrates in the country to 14. They are Clifton Meleu Ruele of Temotu and Guadalcanal, his wife Amanada Houpea of Malaita and Joyceth Paile of Malaita and Temotu. Ruele was sworn in as a principal magistrate while the two female were…

Auki needs more Police officers

Members of the public have called on the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) to increase the number of Police officers at the Auki Police station. The call was made after Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Solomon Sisimia’s recent revelation that the Auki Headquarters is running short in manpower. PPC Sisimia stated this when speaking at…

Students’ cry buoyed

Gov’t must address students’ issue in Taiwan, says Raramo By IAN M.KAUKUI A senior national advocator, Redley Solomon Raramo has joined the local students studying in Taiwan by calling on the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, his Cabinet and the Ministry of Education to help sort out the issue faced by students in Taiwan.  Raramo made…