Prince Charles pidjin praised

‘Crowd feel connected to Prince Charles’ By ANDREW FANASIA HIS Royal Highness Prince Charles of Wales was praised for delivering his speech in Solomon Islands pidjin at the Lawson Tama stadium before he left the country, Monday. Local crowd braving the heat yesterday could not hold back their heart when they heard the Prince of…

Vai trial starts Tuesday

A TRIAL will start today on the case of the man accused of registering in several constituencies using different names. Alif Vai, 50, is standing trial for seven counts of obtaining registration license by false pretence, under the Penal Code. He was initially charged with seven counts of misleading information under section 133 (2) of…

MALA GETS TOUGH ON LOGGERS

Halts export of logs from province By WILSON SAENI in Auki MALAITA has halted all exports of logs from 21 logging companies currently operating in the province until they settle their dues. The loggers and their respective Licence Holders owe the province a total of $4.6 million in taxes and other revenues. The Licence Holders are…

Remembering the fallen heroes 

PRINCE of Wales and heir to the throne, Prince Charles on Sunday laid his wreath at the Solomon Islands Scouts and Coastwatchers’ monument to honour the local heroes who died in World War 2. After a tireless visit to a special service at St. Barnabas Cathedral and knighting and lending of medals to local recipients at…

Free education policy queried

A father has questioned the National government about the so called free education as part of its policy in education. In a visit to the Solomon Star on Saturday, Danny Laedi from Mono, Shortland islands said he heard of the so called free education policy by the government but has not felt it. Laedi said…

Bekabeka embarks on infrastructure facelift

Bekabeka Adventist High School on Gatokae Island in East Marovo, Western province is set for more developments to improve its conducive learning environment for students. School Principal Mrs Encie Dionie said Bekabeka AHS still gain its thrust in infrastructure developments. During the F6 arts graduation ceremony last weekend, she announced that infrastructure developments for the…