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…

Workshop to help fishers and farmers

NADI, (CTA) – A regional workshop to identify alternative scenarios for development of the Pacific food chain system under climate change  is currently taking place in Nadi, Fiji. The  workshop which began on August 25 -27th brings together practitioners a nd decision makers to deliberate on this delicate a nd important issue.  Scenarios and narratives…

Need more road contractors in Temotu

NINE contractors are currently engaged in maintenance of roads in Temotu Province. The National Transport Fund (NTF) Secretariat and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development  have jointly confirmed this Under Secretary Technical of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development,Jimmy Nuake said four new contractors newly engaged on road works as of June this year had…

Materials for damaged Tikopia clinic delivered

WORK on the reconstruction of the only area health centre in Tikopia in Temotu province is set to kick off after building materials were delivered last week. Member of Parliament (MP) for VATUD Freda Tuki Soriacomua personally delivered the materials. The area health centre was damaged by the recent cyclone Pam.                                                      Apart from the reconstruction…