Chief applauds DCC development plan for East Are’Are

A prominent Chief of East Are’Are Constituency was pleased to hear about some of the major development projects for East Are’Are Constituency being proposed by the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) highlighted in its policy statement. Chief Michael Aitoreain a statement thankedthe Prime Ministership of ManassehSogavare for registering their development projects in the government development…

DCC urge to start with cannery

MALAITA Premier Peter Ramohia is calling on the Democratic Coalition for Change government (DCCG) to start with the Suafa cannery before implementing any other projects on Malaita this year. His call came following assurances by the DCC government to implement national projects earmarked by the last government in the province. While thanking the Sogavare led…

APSS form six results praised

PRINCIPAL of Aligegeo provincial scondary school (APSS) Robert Lafisi on Tuesday congratulated his form six students for a very good performance last year. The high performance has seen 16 students made it through to form seven this year compared to the previous years. He described the result as a breakthrough for the school since the…

Makira to host banana festival

THE Makira Ulawa Province will be hosting its annual Makira Banana Festival celebration in Kirakira, Makira Province in June. Preparation for the event has already kicked off according to the organizing chairman of the Banana Festival Noel Mamau on Tuesday. He said, this year’s festival will be bigger than the inaugural festival last year. Mr.…

PAP renders full support for PM

The People’s Alliance Party (PAP) says it renders its full support for the Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare and his Democratic Coalition for Change Government. The party discussed its official stand in its first meeting this year at the weekend in Honiara after the formation of the Sogavare-led DCC Government on December 19. And its official…

Tourism delegation to visit Simbo

FOLLOWING much publicity about Simbo Islands, Western Province over the past weeks, a delegation from the Ministry of Culture& Tourism (MCT) and Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) will conduct a short visit to the island this weekend. The Ministry’s Permanent Secretary (PS) John Wasi told the Solomon Star on Tuesday that the visit is part…

Local students undergo orientation

Hundreds of Solomon Islands first year students took part in University of the South Pacific(USP) weeklong orientation at Laucala campus on Monday in Fiji. Solomon Islands sponsored students who have arrived early in Fiji on charter flights attended event along with other regional first year students. The orientation week was designed to provide new students…

New volcanic activity in Tonga

RNZI: Tongan authorities say fresh volcanic activity at the Home Reef volcano, near the northern islands of Vava’u, is creating a steam cloud two kilometres high. Government geologist Rennie Vaiomounga says a local pilot first reported the activity on Tuesday afternoon. Mr Vaiomounga says that report has since been confirmed by a boat in the…