Malaita Premier denies IRPP link

The Malaita Premier Peter Ramohia has denied any affiliation with the Malaita group name Isles of Ramos Peoples’ Power (IRPP). The Malaita group last week came out publicly and voiced its strong support towards current MART government’s idea of Malaita Province seceding from the rest of Solomon Islands to be a sovereign state. The IRPP…

READ SI helps the forgotten how to read

READ SI recently received a very large grant from Taiwan and Solomon Islands’ Governments. Joyce Boykin was grateful for their generous contribution to literacy and libraries in the villages. Ms Boykin recently stated, “Now the pressure is on to spend the money wisely and carefully so hundreds of villages can be reached”. Phase 1 teachers…

Preparatory phase of Anti-Corruption project signed

The Secretary to Cabinet, James Remobatu, today signed on behalf of the Government of Solomon Islands a preparatory-phase Project Document titled, “Transparency and Accountability for the people of Solomon Islands”. Being a high priority of the Solomon Islands Government, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has stepped in to support the Government with this project…

Students learn from project

CARPENTRY, plumbing and wiring students at Asia Pacific Sustainable Development (APSD) rural training centre have learned from the Japanese funded project. Speaking to Solomon Star, the Principal of APSD Rural Training centre John Mark Male said the project gives opportunity for his students to practically demonstrate and expose their skill and knowledge learned at APSD.…

New boss for Our Telekom Auki

Our Telekom announces a new branch manager for its Auki branch, Malaita province over the weekend. He is Paul Elo, a Fiji national from Rotuma island. Mr. Elo who takes over the duty as the new branch manager back in July this year was formally announced during Our Telekom latest business update night held at…

Our Telekom is 100% locally owned

Our Telekom is a 100 percent locally owned company. The company’s sales manager Robert Sizetu revealed this to Our Telekom stakeholders in Auki, Malaita province over the weekend. Mr. Szetu who believes that investing in a locally owned company is the way forward for Solomon islands. “Investing with Our Telekom is the right thing because…

Students urged to respect their hosts

Former Assistant Special Coordinator of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) Masi Lomaloma has called on the Solomon Islands students studying in Fiji to show respect to their neighbours. Lomaloma made the call yesterday after witnessing the unruly behavior of some intoxicated Solomon Islands students who are renting a house behind his home…