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Sunday, September 26, 2021

    Varivao applauds Aust plans to open up to Kava imports.

    By BRIAN LEZUTUNI As the kava market slows, plans by Australia to allow importation of commercial quantities are being welcomed by one of the country’s leading kava exporters. In late July, Varivao Holdings Ltd suspended kava...

    Wantok Bosco celebrated in style

    Students and youths in the three Don Bosco institutions over the weekend gathered at Tetere Don Bosco Hall, east of Honiara, to celebrate the Wantok Bosco day. The event was animated by the Salesian brothers...

    Vote for DMP

    BY ELTON LONARATHA JNR Solomon Island renowned boy band Doorman’s Projects (DMP) has made it again into the final round of three days online voting in the World’s largest online music competition – Djooky Music...

    What it takes to get into the labour mobility scheme

    GEORGINA KEKEA “I AM the eldest in the family and I feel a sense of responsibility to make something of my life so that I can be able to support my family.” The sentiment shared by...

    Solomons Gold Mine of shrimps and their roles on river ecology.

    BY PRIESTLEY HABRU A log carrier vessel anchors few kilometres offshore on Rakata River mouth on Isabel Province in the Solomon Islands in April 2021. Upstream an expedition by a group of French and local biologists...

    10 police check-points within emergency zone in lockdown

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA There will 10 police check-points within the emergency zone from Poha to Alligator Creek during the 36-hour lockdown. Assistant Commissioner Simpson Pogeava revealed during a joint press conference yesterday that public within the...

    High Commissioner Jones joins scout

    The Solomon Islands Scout Association (SISA) has commissioned Dr Brian Jones, British High Commissioner, as its International Commissioner. The appointment, effective last week, made Jones as the first international commissioner for SI Scout as it...

    Floral, soap making training underway

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA ABOUT 20 participants are in a five-day floral and soap making training at the National Art Gallery. Trainer John Fadama said such training improves one’s skills on how to do something one will...

    Sanga’s ‘game changing’ decision

    From journalist to community developer By BRIAN LEZUTUNI A FEW years ago, Lesley Sanga was a familiar name typed out boldly on the pages of the Solomon Star newspaper. For six years, the young-man from East Kwara’ae...

    Australia supports SIWIBA to create better economic opportunities for women

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE Australian government through the Strongim Bisnis program has established a partnership with the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association to support women create better economic opportunities. Speaking at a breakfast on Friday,...