Guguha students learn about election

STUDENTS of Guguha community high school (CHS) in Ysabel Province have successfully conducted a mock election processes last week. The Speaker of National Parliament who is also the chair of the Electoral Commission traveled to the school to observe the event. The concept was designed by Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SICE) Senior Media and Voter…

“NEVER GIVE UP!” PM TELLS YOUTHS

“Never give up!” Those were the words highlighted by the Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare MP to several youths of this country Solomon Islands this week at the National Auditorium in Honiara at the launch of the Youth Peacebuilding Innovation Forum. Skipping the formalities of reading his prepared speech to adhere to a request made…

Japanese Shipping Line eyes SIPA partnership

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) Shipping Line of Japan is looking at the possibility of working with the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) to boost its cargo-holding capacity. NYK senior representative Yasutada Kobayashi-san was in the country last Thursday and held talks with Ports CEO Eranda Kotelawala, He also toured the newly expanded Honiara port.…

Tripartite MOU signing on Wednesday

Historic achievement for the country’s leading SOE THE Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA), Maersk Shipping and Tri-Marine will sign a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Honiara on Wednesday. SIPA CEO Eranda Kotelawala told the Solomon Star that the main objective of this deal is to increase the volume of reefer containers originating from the…

CSO Anti-Corruption committee meets Dr Sikua

The Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Anti-Corruption Committee met the Leader of the Parliamentary Independent Group Dr Derek Sikua on Monday to discuss the Anti-Corruption Bill. The mutual discussion held in the office of the Leader of the Parliamentary Group lasted an hour and was covered by the Solomon Star. The CSOs’ Anti-Corruption Committee members who…