Anglican communion called upon to rise up

The Archbishop of the Church of Melanesia (COM) calls on Church members to rise up in renewing hope and healing over challenges facing the mission of the Church today. The Most Reverend George Takeli made the call during the re-launching of the Decade of Evangelism and Renewal at Lawson Tama on Sunday. The decade programme…

BEC students visit farm

Form six students of Bishop Epalle Catholic Secondary School have visited the Taiwan Technical Farm last Thursday. The visit was part of their field trip to broaden their knowledge and learning experiences. Agriculture teacher George Wale Alasina told the Sunday Star that the two hour field trip has helped the students to deepen their understanding…

SINTA invest on housing scheme

  Solomon Islands National Teachers Association (SINTA) will soon benefit from ten newly built houses at Lungga area, east Honiara. The houses are expected to be completed by July. The ten new houses which are still under construction are the latest development and the first of its kind which comes under the SINTA new executive…

Search for missing Choiseul man, 55

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police (RSIPF) in Taro, Choiseul Province, are searching for a 55-year-old man who had gone missing recently. The man is believed to have gone missing between Malopaga Reef and Borokuni village in North West Choiseul during a diving trip with four other people on 9 May. The incident was…

PM hails Japan’s infrastructure help

 PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has welcomed Japan’s initiative for connectivity through quality infrastructure in the Pacific region. Speaking during the PALM 8 Leaders’ Summit on Saturday, Prime Minister Houenipwela said, connectivity in infrastructure is vital for the country. However, the Prime Minister has highlighted that climate change challenges remains an existential threat to the Pacific…

THE HEAT IS ON

Election fever hits Gizo/Kolo as by- election nears By LYNNISSHA RUNA    WITH only two solid days left before the much awaited by-election for Gizo/Kolombangara constituency, election related fever is getting intense. Reports reaching the paper over the weekend said, the election fever is now getting hotter by the day in the lead-up to the…

Police mediate suspected sorcery case

Police at the Tulagi Police Station, Central Province have mediated a suspected case of sorcery at Soso village within the Sandfly area in the Florida Islands on Monday, 14 May 2018. It is alleged that a false rumour was spreading within the communities that a 50-year-old man alleged to have used black magic to kill…

SINU hosts media advocacy day

Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Media and Journalism students successfully staged a presentation on Tuesday on media advocacy and government information to a room of journalists, invited guests and secondary school students. The presentation held at the Panatina Campus is part of the student’s assessment for this semester. Serving as panel judges were Media Association…

SIWA’s 25 years of success

TODAY marks exactly 25 years to the day when Solomon Islands Waters Authority (SIWA) provides municipal water in Honiara and in the provincial urban centres. Twenty five years are probably long journey for SIWA to fulfil its mission Safe Water for a healthy Nation. But reflecting back the recent achievements over the past 25 years,…