PM to grace Choiseul’s big day

A TOP government delegation led by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare will travel to Taro, Choiseul Province next Tuesday to attend the province’s 2nd Appointed Day. As part of PM’s program, Mr. Sogavare will also be visiting the Taro Hospital, a statement by Prime Minister Press Secretariat said. According to the program schedule, on Wednesday 24th,…

Is there are network of thieves with RSIPF?

IT has been suggested that a “network of thieves” exists within the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) – that network is now being investigated for the missing $300, 000-plus exhibit money which has gone missing since last October. “Identifying members of the network, their ranks, and where they are stationed is what makes the…

DESPERATE APPEAL  

Aligegeo school pleads for support to build new hall   FORMER King George Sixth School now Aligegeo Provincial Secondary School (PSS) in Auki, Malaita Province is in dire need of a new dining hall and the school is now appealing for assistance. The old Aligegeo dining hall which was burnt down in 2019 was also…

11 more contact tracing samples

TECHNICAL Advisor to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS), Dr. Yogesh Choudhri has announced that another eleven contact tracing samples have been collected in Malaita. This is in response to the covid-19 reactivation case on Malaita a fortnight ago. The additional 11 samples now bring the total of samples to 42 as part…

Cattle farm at Atori rehabilitated

THE Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) has moved into rehabilitating its old cattle farm at Atori in the eastern region of Malaita. The rehabilitation program is part of MPG’s commitment to revive and rehabilitate its cattle farms in the province.  A clearance – work at the Atori farm site has already commenced. Local communities have been…

New water charges for 2021 announced

SOLOMON Water has announced an increase in water charges for 2021 as part of its plan to improve water services in the city. In a statement on Tuesday, Solomon Water said, it strives to provide its customers with safe and reliable water and wastewater services.  It said, back in 2012, Solomon Water used to supply…

Chottu responds to Sun, Garo report

NORTH-WEST Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGDA) Chairman, Simon Chottu has replied to recent reports in the Island Sun newspaper that his revelation on the Rhinoceros Beetle invasion on the Noni Industry is ‘false’. Chottu told Solomon Star that he has evidence to prove that what he stated in the media last week is true. In the…