Fugui challenges scholars

MINISTER for Education Human Resource Development John Moffat Fugui challenges tertiary students under government cholarship to be good decision makers as future leaders. Minister Fugui echoed the statements during his recent visit to local students studying at various intuitions in Fiji Tuesday this week.  A student studying at the University of South Pacific Laucala Campus…

Former militants want answers from reconciliation committee

FORMER Malaita Eagle Force militants are questioning the National Reconciliation Committee over forms which they fill up for project proposals and gave to the committee last year. Spokesperson for the former militants Faiga Wasi told Solomon Star that over 2000 former militants submitted their project proposals to Solomon Islands Post-Conflict Reconciliation, Rehabilitation and Restoration Association…

MHMS committed to serve country

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) remain committed to provide health services to the entire nation, with the limited resources at hand. This was revealed by Under Secretary (US) Health Care, Dr Gregory Jilini during last week’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearing on the 2016 Supplementary Bill 2017. He told the PAC members…

Veke condemns oil spill

Guadalcanal Provincial Premier Hon. Anthony K Veke has condemned in the strongest term the revelation of illegal importation and subsequent storage of industrial wastes in IBC Container at Tanaro, Northwest Guadalcanal. As a result that are now spilling toxic oily substance into the surrounding fragile ecosystem. Premier Veke said that he could not believe reading…

First series of ‘SINU TALKS’ set

THE first ever ‘SINU TALKS’ lecturer series is set for Friday 31st March. According to a statement from the University, ‘SINU TALKS’ is a new open lecturer series, free and open to all. “The aim is to offer a programme that will inform, stimulate, entertain, and excite debate on different topics in the Solomon Islands.…

Call to support police chief

FORMER Honiara City Councilor (HCC) and Burns Creek community elder John Seti Iromea says the country needs to work closely with the police. “All we need is to work together with our new Police Commissioner Mathew Varley and his officers to ensure our national security is intact,” Mr Iromea said. He said this in light…

Iromea: No one is above the law

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WARA members end workshop

Fifty members of the West Are’Are Rokotanikeni Association (WARA) attended a Gender Based Violence, psychological  first aid and basic counselling skills workshop held from the 22nd to 24th March at Kopo village, Waisisi harbour, West Are’Are, Malaita Province. The workshop was aimed at empowering WARA members with information which will help them to make right…

Ministry of land office in Auki

THE Ministry of Lands will soon establish an office in Auki, Malaita Province to begin the customary land recording programme in the province. Malaita Province premier Peter Ramohia made this announcement during the provincial full assembly meeting in Auki on Tuesday. Mr Ramohia said the office will be used by the ministry’s reform group. “I’m…

Burnscreek farmers end training

Livestock farmers of Burnscreek, East Honiara have successfully completed a pig husbandry and welfare management, and feed formulation training for piggery and poultry last week. The 3 days training was conducted by officers from the livestock and Veterinary department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) It was conducted following request by community members.…