READ SI helps the forgotten how to read

READ SI recently received a very large grant from Taiwan and Solomon Islands’ Governments. Joyce Boykin was grateful for their generous contribution to literacy and libraries in the villages. Ms Boykin recently stated, “Now the pressure is on to spend the money wisely and carefully so hundreds of villages can be reached”. Phase 1 teachers…

Preparatory phase of Anti-Corruption project signed

The Secretary to Cabinet, James Remobatu, today signed on behalf of the Government of Solomon Islands a preparatory-phase Project Document titled, “Transparency and Accountability for the people of Solomon Islands”. Being a high priority of the Solomon Islands Government, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has stepped in to support the Government with this project…

Students learn from project

CARPENTRY, plumbing and wiring students at Asia Pacific Sustainable Development (APSD) rural training centre have learned from the Japanese funded project. Speaking to Solomon Star, the Principal of APSD Rural Training centre John Mark Male said the project gives opportunity for his students to practically demonstrate and expose their skill and knowledge learned at APSD.…

New boss for Our Telekom Auki

Our Telekom announces a new branch manager for its Auki branch, Malaita province over the weekend. He is Paul Elo, a Fiji national from Rotuma island. Mr. Elo who takes over the duty as the new branch manager back in July this year was formally announced during Our Telekom latest business update night held at…

Our Telekom is 100% locally owned

Our Telekom is a 100 percent locally owned company. The company’s sales manager Robert Sizetu revealed this to Our Telekom stakeholders in Auki, Malaita province over the weekend. Mr. Szetu who believes that investing in a locally owned company is the way forward for Solomon islands. “Investing with Our Telekom is the right thing because…

Malaita to discuss ‘secret agenda’ with gov’t

Malaita Province Premier Peter Ramohia says his executive has a ‘secret agenda’ for discussion with the national government delegation that will be in Auki for the province’s 34th second appointed day anniversary. Mr Ramohia told Solomon Star on the weekend that he has already requested the Provincial Secretary Jackson Gege to include the ‘secret agenda’…

Students urged to respect their hosts

Former Assistant Special Coordinator of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) Masi Lomaloma has called on the Solomon Islands students studying in Fiji to show respect to their neighbours. Lomaloma made the call yesterday after witnessing the unruly behavior of some intoxicated Solomon Islands students who are renting a house behind his home…

PLAQUE REMOVED

At Bloody Ridge only after a week of launching AN engraved plate located on top of the monument which was  unveiled last week at Bloody Ridge National Park in East Honiara has been removed. The incident which was claimed as an act of theft was discovered over the weekend. The monument was declared opened by…

Canada bound

GUADALCANAL Premier Anthony Veke has asked Canadian International Training & Education (CITREC) Guadalcanal Province graduates to ensure that they uphold their employment commitment to the highest standards as GP prepares more of its graduates for Canadian jobs. In a historic event for the Province and the Solomon Islands, both Amelia Muse and Careka Volly of…