President Tsai thanks SI leader for support

TAIPEI, (CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday expressed appreciation to Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare for his country’s solid and long-term support of Taiwan in the international community. Sogavare, who is on his fifth visit to Taiwan, was received at the Presidential Office by Tsai. He said his country will…

Melanesia resource rich but quality of life poor

PORT VILA, (VANUATU DAILY POST) – Melanesia is resource rich but the quality of life in the region is poor. This statement was delivered by the Regional Director of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in Melanesia, Mia Rimon, during the ‘Emerging Youth Leaders of Melanesia Programme’ last week in Port Vila. Rimon said:…

SI a low mobility nation: Report

SOLOMON Islands is classified as a low mobility nation in the region due to its distinct lack of outward migrations, according to Pacific Mobility Report launched recently. The three Melanesian countries of Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu have among the lowest rates of outward migration in the world due to severely restricted external…

SIPHRAA slams eviction notice

Solomon Islands Peoples Human Rights Advocacy Association (SIPHRAA) has called on Levers Solomon Ltd (LSL) and Levukal Trust Board (Inc) to settle the redundancy and entitlement claims of non-striking workers of Russell Islands Plantation Estate Limited (RIPEL), before issuing any eviction notice. Speaking to the Solomon Star in response to an eviction notice issued by…

Fugui urged authorities to implement the plan

MINISTER for Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD), John Moffat Fugui has urged education authorities, stakeholders, communities and parents that they have equal roles to play. Mr Fugui said that government will provide direction and assistance to progress education as desired. “To progress education desire and visions, the document also rests on school…

Fugui: Quality education is our business

THE Minister for Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) John Moffat Fugui says that an availing quality educational opportunity is everyone’s business. He was speaking during the launch of the country’s 15 years Education Strategic Framework (ESF) and five National Education Action Plan (NEAP) in Honiara on Friday. “Availing quality educational opportunities are…

New bank recruitment drive starts

THE country’s soon to be established commercial bank – The BRED bank has kicked off its recruitment drive to employ new staff. In a public advertisement which had been made public, the bank is seeking qualified and qualified professional for a number of position which has now become available. BRED bank has recently acquired a…

Chief applauded the work of media

A chief from Isunavutu community in South Guadalcanal has applauded the work of the mainstream media in keeping the remote settlers of the country inform on national issues and its vital role in driving development in rural areas. Speaking at his home village to the Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star correspondent John Toki, Sotere Ria said…

Movick acknowledges Pacific Judges

Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) Director General James Movick thanked the judges from various pacific countries attending the FFA Judicial Conference in Honiara on Monday, assuring their participation will help to develop suitable legislation for sustainable ocean governance. He thanked the Solomon Islands Government and the country’s Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer for his acceptance to…