Mental health awareness conducted

COMMUNITY members in and around the Visale area, North Guadalcanal have been able to learn about the importance of mental health in an awareness last Sunday. More than 400 people from the surrounding villages gathered at the Visale Catholic Mission Station to have a listen to the awareness program. It was being conducted by Mary…

Call to repair Kware’e road

PROVINCIAL Minister for Eastern Regional Affairs Finely Fiumae urges the Minister of Infrastructure Stanly Sofu and Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) to quickly repair Kware’e road in Malaita Province which is in terrible condition. Kware’e road is located in West Kwara’ae and connects East Fataleka, East Kwara’ae, East kwaio and East Are’are to Auki town.…

World peace marked here

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POB to get into ATM, mobile, and internet banking

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USPSI open day postponed

THE University of the South Pacific Solomon Islands (USPSI) Campus in Honiara has postponed its open day festivity that was supposed to be held this Friday to the 21st of this month. The postponement came after the University’s decision to extend and continue with its registration till Friday 7th this week to permit late students…

Our Telekom explains red hot issues

THE ‘Red Hot’ plans will be here forever says Our Telekom. The company’s Public Relation Officer Lawrence Nodua explained this following disappointment from our Telekom customers around the country who are unhappy about the Red Hot special. Mr Nodua the told Solomon Star, Tuesday, the special deal will be here to stay. “Red-Hot plans are…

Applications for the UK Govt’s scholarships open

The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships via www.chevening.org/  apply from 3 August until 3 November 2015. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with strong academic backgrounds who also have demonstrable leadership potential. The scholarship offers financial support to study for a Master’s degree at any of the UK’s leading universities and…

Participants learn new knowledge at workshop

THE workshop on Traditional Knowledge and Expressions of Culture continued yesterday with discussions covering the areas of Treaties on Traditional Knowledge and Expressions of Culture, Government Policy and the economic benefits of Traditional Knowledge and Expressions of Culture. Speaking on behalf of the participants, Lawrence Makili said: “Today like yesterday is also interesting. “With the…

Traditional knowledge seminar underway

THE Ministry of Culture and Tourism opened a workshop on Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions at the OG conference room at the Jehiel Kwaimani Building in Honiara, Monday. Speaking at the opening, Director of Culture Dennis Marita said: “This is the first time that any workshop on this important subject is held in our country.”…