Young Students Return From Fiji Convention

More than 50 primary students from Amoana Christian Academy (ACE) and Honiara Integrated Primary School (HIPS) arrived back in Honiara Sunday after attending a week-long convention in Fiji. The students attended the regional Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) facilitated under the Southern Cross Educational Enterprises program at the Vodafone Arena in Suva, Fiji. ACE schools from…

Guadalcanal weaving festival this week

THE inaugural Guadalcanal Weaving Festival will be taking place at Lela Beach in the Kakabona area, West of Honiara this week. A statement from the organisers said, the event will commence tomorrow from 1st to 7th August 2017. The festival is the first of its kind and is the result of a massive effort including…

Climate change, weather meeting here

The Solomon Islands Government, through Solomon Islands Meteorology Service (SIMS) is hosting two meetings to address the issue of climate change and natural disasters from a Meteorological Service responsibility. They will be held back to back at the FFA Centre, West Khola Ridge, Honiara, Solomon Islands between the 14th and 18th of August 2017. First,…

Pedestrian condemns reckless driver

Pedestrians walking along the Honiara City National Library walkway escaped a near fatal accident when a reckless driver drove his car onto the walkway last week. One of the pedestrians, David Mola said the car with the registered number plate MB 1740 drove out of the busy traffic onto the walkway opposite the library and…

[email protected] launches partnership with UNDP

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APTC partners with FHEC

The Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) and the Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC) have agreed to work collaboratively towards building the capacity of technical, vocational educationand training (TVET) in Fiji. Both institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to formalise their partnershipto implement joint initiatives and activities for development opportunities for those working in TVET,and…

Materials for more homes in Hograno Kia Havulei

The people of Kolomola and Kolotubi wards in Hograno Kia Havulei (HKH) constituency are smiling following the arrival of housing materials for 45 new houses. The materials were transported on board a landing craft and have landed successfully on their shores. This was made possible through their newly elected Member of Parliament who is also…

Farmer wants nursery house in Auki

A LOCAL farmer has called on the agriculture office in Auki, Malaita province to have a nursery house. John Osi made the suggestion in an interview with the Solomon Star office in Auki over the weekend. Mr. Osi, a local successful farmer from the highlands of Central Kwara’ae said having a nursery house in Auki…