Students encouraged to maintain discipline

YOU must have visions and work towards those visions in your education. Minister for environment, climate change, disaster management and meteorology and MP for Gao-Bugotu, Samuel Manetoali told the students of Sir Dudley Tuti College (Kamaosi) during his visit to the school. “Discipline yourself and work towards your dreams,” Minister Manetoali said. A total of…

Concern over illegal settlements

THE Honiara City Council together with the Country Planning Board (CPB) has been urged to proactive in executing their duty to ensure residents abide to council laws. Chris Sae a Public Servant and a Honiara resident told the Solomon Star Tuesday. He said the raise in illegal settlement within the town boundary is a serious…

JICA eyes rural health improvement

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is focusing on a health promoting village project project to improve the health condition of people living in the rural areas. Chief adviser of the project Dr. Rikimaru of JICA said the project will kick start, once the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) approved their proposal in November…

MP delivers materials, constituents happy

A NUMBER of constituents of Lau/Baelelea constituency, Malaita province have expressed to their Member of Parliament (MP) Augustine Auga for delivering materials for their housing project. The delivery of the housing materials took place on the coast of Foltana, by a huge landing craft. The materials included roofing iron, nails, 100 petrol drums of 44…

Solrice bronze sponsor for pageant

SOLRICE Company Ltd together with Solomon Host has signed a sponsorship deal for the Miss Solomon Islands 2016 pageant on Monday. The sealed sponsorship deal now confirms Solrice Company as the bronze sponsor for this year’s Miss Solomon Islands pageant, which is organised by the local events group – Solomon Host. “Solrice will be the…

Isabel takes delivery of admin complex

THE Isabel provincial government on Tuesday has taken delivery of two story building complex from the ministry of provincial government and institutional strengthening. Isabel provincial premier James Habu confirmed the build cost more than $2.8 million. The construction of this administration complex started in 2012, but due to some challenges, it has to take three…

Tax-free case costs $100k

The case filed by the Members of Parliament Entitlement Commission (PEC) to defend tax-free salaries of MPs at the Court of Appeal cost taxpayers more than SBD$100,000.00, a source had revealed. PEC lost the case in High Court after it was ruled that tax free salaries for MPs and all other entitlements in Regulation 2015,…

SUSPICIOUS DEATH

Malaita Police probe death in North Malaita Auki Police in Malaita is currently investigating a suspected murder case in North Malaita after a male in his late 20s was found dead on an island just outside Walo after a fishing trip. According to Auki Provincial Police Commander (PPC) acting Timothy Apaesi, police have already arrested…

SUSPICIOUS DEATH

Malaita Police probe death in North Malaita Auki Police in Malaita is currently investigating a suspected murder case in North Malaita after a male in his late 20s was found dead on an island just outside Walo after a fishing trip. According to Auki Provincial Police Commander (PPC) acting Timothy Apaesi, police have already arrested…

DCCG pledges to support culture and tourism

THE Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCCG) will continue to support the development and promotion of cultural festivals as a tourism attraction. Culture and Tourism Minister Bartholomew Parapolo who is also the guest of honour at the current Kodili festival in Buala  made this during the official opening of the festival yesterday in Buala. “My…