Fathers undergo training

MORE than 30 fathers from Susu community in Rovatu Catholic parish, central-east Guadalcanal have successfully completed their training over the weekend. The training was aimed at equipping fathers with leadership knowledge on how to lead their families and to be role model. It started Friday and ended on Sunday. According to John Toki, this initiative…

Mosquito net distribution starts in Guadalcanal

Malaria division Guadalcanal province has started distribution of mosquito nets in Guadalcanal province last week. This mass distribution is conducted every three years, and it is very important and main activity for us in this year. Because the reduction of malaria cases year after year reflects the important and effect of LLIN (Long Lasting Insecticidal…

Tourism council stages successful Open Day

SOLOMON Islands Tourism Industry Council (SITIC) has successfully staged an Open Day, at the National Museum in Point Cruz last Friday. The Council has been in existence for the last seven years. ‘Developing Tourism in Solomon Islands through Alliance’ was the theme for the Open Day. SITIC’s vision is to provide members, associates and affiliation…

Tourism council stages successful Open Day

SOLOMON Islands Tourism Industry Council (SITIC) has successfully staged an Open Day, at the National Museum in Point Cruz last Friday. The Council has been in existence for the last seven years. ‘Developing Tourism in Solomon Islands through Alliance’ was the theme for the Open Day. SITIC’s vision is to provide members, associates and affiliation…

New bank’s CEO pledges assurance

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the newly accepted commercial bank BRED Bank, has assured the public of top service they will be adding to the banking services here. Owen Thompson said they are looking forward to providing best and quality service to the people of Solomon Islands. “We’ve worked on our strategies to suit…

Ministry unaware of claims

MINISTRY of Police, National Security and Correctional Service is not aware of the former Special Constables’ claims. Permanent secretary, Edmund Sikua revealed this after the former special constables followed up on their claims with the government after it paid out $15 million to ex-combatants before the New Year eve last year. Solomon Star understands about…

Bail granted for men in Water front clash

Bail has been granted for the three men who allegedly involved in a clash at the Water Front nightclub. Deputy Chief Magistrate Shepherd Lapo imposed a cash bail of $1, 000 for each of the accused attached with strict bail condition. Their sureties were also ordered to sign a principal bail of $1, 000.  One…

New bank

CBSI issues interim license to BRED Bank The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) Board yesterday granted an interim license to Bred Bank (Vanuatu) Limited to establish a branch and carry out banking business in the country. Bred (Solomon) Limited is expected to become the country’s next major financial institution and the fourth commercial bank…

Death shock

Don Bosco says killed students are on practical Don Bosco Training Institute is in a state of shock after two of their students were killed in a horrific road accident in the early hours of Friday. “The staff and students could not belief two of our students could die in such manner,” deputy principal Joseph…

How a radio man’s dream came true

Dreams are easy to visualise, but are often difficult to materialise. The key is staying focus and such focus now got long time radio man John Adifaka Junior in a ‘launch mode’. Adifaka now prepares to launch his new radio station – the newest addition to the existing commercial radio FM stations. Now hitting the…