2014 Draft Federal Constitution awareness in Temotu

Temotu Constitutional Congress team officially started its awareness on the 2nd 2014 Draft Federal Constitution with an opening service on Sunday 23rd August 2015. A statement from the Constitutional Reform Unit said, this was followed by a full attendance of participants at the Mebilude Recreation House in Lata on Monday. Temotu’s Congress team leader, who…

Model for literacy learning to be set up

The Ministry of Education Human Resource Development’s Literacy Programme Management Unit (LPMU) is working towards establishing a model for literacy learning for primary schools in the country. The model will seek to address the declining literacy results in schools over the recent past, and to re-focus how teachers teach literacy in a multilingual context. With…

Literacy leaders forum ends

A three days literacy leader’s forum for education authorities throughout the country which started on Monday this week ended on Wednesday in Honiara. According Literacy Education Adviser Dr. Marie Quinn the Literacy Leader’s Forum was aimed at bringing all the education authorities together to talk about what they have been doing so far with literacy…

Bmobile-Vodafone completes city roll-out program

Another Bmobile-Vodafone site has come on air in Honiara as of Wednesday. This was confirmed by Niall Downey the country’s Bmobile-Vodafone CEO. This means the company had successfully finished their roll-out program to give complete voice and 3G+ to all of Honiara. Mr Downey said, this site now gives Honiara town a complete coverage from…

Top achievement from Airlines’ engineers

Solomon Airlines has announced with excitement that three of its engineers have become the first of the national carrier’s engineering team to attain their Dash 8 aircraft license ratings. Revealing the milestone, Solomon Airlines CEO, Captain Ron Sumsum praised the three senior personnel – Clement Ramoi, William Talua and William Devesi – for their efforts…

Fiji largest trader in MSG followed by Solomons

NADI, (FIJI TV) – Fiji is the largest trading partner in the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). This was revealed at a Melanesian Spearhead Group Trade meeting that is currently underway in Nadi. Programme Manager Trade and Investment at the MSG Secretariat, John Licht says trade between the M-S-G countries have increased significantly and Fiji has…

Divine Word Uni celebrates 19 years

A national university has celebrated 19 years of its existence and service to higher education. Divine Word University (DWU) celebrated this milestone during its Foundation Day morning devotion at the DWU Chapel on Friday 21st of August. Keynote speaker and retired chairman of the Commission of the Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, Simon Kenehe…

West Rennell taskforce

Dear Editor – Allowing me space again in your column so that I can respond to A. Jones regarding the above article, in Star Issue No.5952 on Thursday 20/08/15. I am sorry for him that he falls short to understand the points that I have raised in my article on 19th /08/2015. In fact my…