Su’u calls out for support

SU’U National Secondary School in Malaita has called on all stakeholders to support the renovation work of the school’s infrastructures. This was in light of the run-down state of the school’s infrastructures. Su’u, one of the oldest secondary institutions in the country, is still using classrooms, dormitories, and houses built way back in the 60s…

GOV’T RECLAIMS BLUE BOATS

THE three impounded Vietnamese Blue Boats is again under state control after Iona Firi Property Limited failed to meet requirement of the agreement for the destruction process. Fisheries Acting Permanent Secretary Feral Lasi confirmed to the Solomon Star on Wednesday the blue boats are now under government custody. “….yes the boats are now taken back…

EXAMS DATE MOVED

Printer failed to meet deadline THE national school examinations scheduled to start next week will be delayed for another week after the government contracted printer, Pacific Printers, failed to meet the deadline for printing the papers. Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development James Bosamata confirmed this to the Solomon…

Ports plan to transship cars here

SOLOMON Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) through discussions with their trading business partners has drafted plans to transform the ports into a car transshipment hub in the region. SIPA CEO Eranda Kotelawala during an exclusive interview last week revealed the plan is to bring more exported cars to the Honiara ports before being distributed to other…

Parliament update with Deli Oso

PM further adjourns Parliament Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday further adjourned Parliament to give ample time to the government to look through the 2018 Budget. When moving the motion for the special adjournment of parliament to Monday 30 October, the Prime Minister said the government is still tidying up the budget for 2018 and…