Editor - Solomon Star News


Another WCPFC failure

AT a recent meeting in Brisbane of the Pacific Island Tuna Industry Association (PITIA) executive the meeting noted with grave concern and disappointment the failure,yet again, of the 11th annual session of Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission to make any substantive progress in considering pressing issues relating to Pacific tuna fisheries management.

Fiji man denied bail over heroin bust

RNZI: A Fiji man has been refused bail in a court appearance after being charged in relation to what police say is the biggest heroin drug bust in the country's history.

MV Kosco wrecked on Gizo reef

COASTAL freighter MV Kosco ran aground on Monday morning near Nusa Tupe island in Gizo but was freed a short time later.

Ministry denies report

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade says it is not aware of any delegation being dispatched to Fiji to resolve the long-drawn air services impasse between Fiji and Solomon Islands.

Gov’t to rebuild PM’s residence

THE Government plans to pull down the Prime Minister’s official residence at Vavaya Ridge and rebuild it before Manasseh Sogavare can move in.

Honiara’s festive star attraction

IT’S definitely the festive season’s star attraction.

Rini is new Finance minister

MEMBER of Parliament for Marovo, Snyder Rini is the new Minister for Finance and Treasury.

Guadalcanal shows unity

All provincial members elect new premier

Church to host Christmas celebration

THE South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) in Honiara will be hosting a Christmas celebration next week.

Gold Ridge LOs call on DCC

THE CHAIRMAN of the Gold Ridge Community and Landowners’ Association is calling on the DCC Government to seriously consider their outstanding issues.