More workers to Canada

CANADA: Guadalcanal Province is expected to witness an increase in the number of workers it will be sending to Canada this year as part of its International Human Resources and Foreign Worker partnership with CITREC Canada. Whilst greeting two more Guadalcanal-CITREC graduates at Canada’s Vancouver International airport on Sunday, CITREC Canada Chairman Mr. Ashwant Dwivedi…

PM keen on CT scan

  PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has expressed the need for the Government to begin the process in seriously purchasing a CT scan for the country. The Prime Minister highlighted this when he visited Sony’s Medical Container Facility in Iwaki City, Fukushima, Japan recently. The Sony’s medical container is the latest state of the art innovation…

CANDIDATES BACK BILL

Vow to support Anti-Corruption Bill (ACB) if win By ANDREW FANASIAIn Gizo Newly contested candidates supported the Anti-Corruption Bill (ACB) as part of their campaign message in Gizo yesterday afternoon. Kenneth Bulehite and Ronald Dive a lawyer by profession made it very clear during their campaign in Gizo that they will support the Anti-Corruption Bill…

BEC students visit farm

Form six students of Bishop Epalle Catholic Secondary School have visited the Taiwan Technical Farm last Thursday. The visit was part of their field trip to broaden their knowledge and learning experiences. Agriculture teacher George Wale Alasina told the Sunday Star that the two hour field trip has helped the students to deepen their understanding…

SINTA invest on housing scheme

  Solomon Islands National Teachers Association (SINTA) will soon benefit from ten newly built houses at Lungga area, east Honiara. The houses are expected to be completed by July. The ten new houses which are still under construction are the latest development and the first of its kind which comes under the SINTA new executive…

Search for missing Choiseul man, 55

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police (RSIPF) in Taro, Choiseul Province, are searching for a 55-year-old man who had gone missing recently. The man is believed to have gone missing between Malopaga Reef and Borokuni village in North West Choiseul during a diving trip with four other people on 9 May. The incident was…

PM hails Japan’s infrastructure help

 PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has welcomed Japan’s initiative for connectivity through quality infrastructure in the Pacific region. Speaking during the PALM 8 Leaders’ Summit on Saturday, Prime Minister Houenipwela said, connectivity in infrastructure is vital for the country. However, the Prime Minister has highlighted that climate change challenges remains an existential threat to the Pacific…

THE HEAT IS ON

Election fever hits Gizo/Kolo as by- election nears By LYNNISSHA RUNA    WITH only two solid days left before the much awaited by-election for Gizo/Kolombangara constituency, election related fever is getting intense. Reports reaching the paper over the weekend said, the election fever is now getting hotter by the day in the lead-up to the…

Police mediate suspected sorcery case

Police at the Tulagi Police Station, Central Province have mediated a suspected case of sorcery at Soso village within the Sandfly area in the Florida Islands on Monday, 14 May 2018. It is alleged that a false rumour was spreading within the communities that a 50-year-old man alleged to have used black magic to kill…