‘SIG, a fine mine investment in SI’

SOLOMON Islands Gold (SIG) Resources Pty Limited is making headway in its decent attempts to invest in the Solomon Islands. The Company has been undertaking gold exploration in various areas in the country and have spent millions of dollars so far in revenue for the country and in communities. There were challenging times in the…

PITIA relocates from Tonga to Solomons

PACIFIC Islands Tuna Industry Association (PITIA) is relocating its Secretariat from Tonga to Honiara. And Solomon Islander John Maefiti has been appointed as its new Executive Officer. The relocation follows a decision by PITIA’s executive board in November 2015. The day-to-day business of PITIA is undertaken by the Secretariat with oversight by a Board of…

Park on tourism here

TOURISM has a great future in Solomon Islands, says the founder, chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Eagon Group of companies Young Ju Park. Speaking exclusively to the Solomon Star this week, Mr Park said since this is a paradise, tourism is a very important business here. “One Korean friend of mine once…

Eagon needs more local workers

THE Eagon Pacific Plantation Limited (EPPL) is planning to recruit more people as part of increasing its production and expansion in the country. Honorary General of Solomon Islands to Korea and Chairman of Eagon group of companies, Young Ju Park, revealed this to Solomon Star in an exclusive interview at the Heritage Park Hotel on…

Park happy with Eagon’s investment in Solomons

THE founder, chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Eagon Group of companies Young-Ju Park says he’s pleased with the company’s operations in the country. Mr Park arrived last week and visited the Eagon Pacific Plantation Limited’s (EPPL) operation at Arara camp in New Georgia Island, Western province, and the Honiara office. He also…

They’re all alive

Missing five found floating outside Malou village ALL hopes have diminished; search operation eased but the find outside Malou village in South Malaita early Thursday morning ended speculations that the missing five could have already been dead. After spending six days at sea, all five were found alive by Malou villagers and were taken for treatment…

Suava Bay victims want justice served

Call to arrest arsonists SUAFA Bay elders in north Malaita are calling on Auki Police to arrest arsonists who burned down 30 houses in the area September last year following the stabbing of a man in his 40’s to death. The stabbing led to retaliatory acts by relatives, resulting in the torching down of 30…

Accused told to work together with lawyer

A FORMER Correctional Service officer facing multiple fraud charges has been told to cooperate with any lawyer who represents him. Don Lisi Talu was used to be represented by Stanley Aupai of Public Solicitor’s Office. MR Aupai has however withdrawn his legal representation. He is now without a lawyer and has requested another lawyer from…

Court orders prosecution to serve disclosures

PROSECUTION has been ordered to serve disclosures to the defence, Wednesday. This was in relation to the matter against Jackson Seni, who faces one count of simple larceny, one count of resisting police arrest, and consuming liquor in public. The accused is in custody and his appearance was dispensed off yesterday. Principal Magistrate Fatima Taeburi…