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Thursday, August 11, 2022

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

Apology offered to Japan following stabbing incident

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO GOVERNMENT acted promptly to...

Tovosia: We will be careful in handling deep-sea mining

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government will be very...

Sinking sands in the Western Solomons

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BY BEN BILUA Gizo As dawn broke in the Western Solomons, frigate birds were searching for their resting place only to find few coral stones. The stones are what is left of a sinking island. These...

ESP saved us from the worst of the COVID-19 economic crisis: PS Dentana

By Brian Lezutuni and Mavis Podokolo THE Government believes that the $360 million Economic Stimulus Package funding has helped Solomon Islands and its people avoid the worst economic impacts of COVID-19. When the pandemic closed international...

Malaita provincial health to inquire into magnetic claim

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI MALAITA provincial health and other support authorities will launch an inquiry to verify the authenticity of pictures and information contain in a clip that is currently circulating on social. The same news appeared...

Passion keeps me going: Maetoro

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO BEING a waiter on the positive side gives you the chance to meet interesting people, sharpen your soft skills. But, this job is physically and mentally demanding also, says Jeffery Maetoro. Mr Maetoro...

Guale fully supports Tina Hydro project

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By EDDIE OSIFELO GUADALCANAL Province fully supports the Tina River Hydro Project, its premier says. Francis Sade expressed this during the signing of the formal collaboration agreement between the Ministry of Mines, Energy & Rural Electrification...

What it takes to get into the labour mobility scheme

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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.

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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...

Sanga’s ‘game changing’ decision

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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...

Mother’s courage in the face of a COVID induced economy

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BY BEN BILUA Gizo SHE withstands the heat, the dust and with her body stretched to the limit, she keeps going to provide for her family. This is the story of 36-year-old, Rose Oli who fought against...

A GREASY LOG

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Director police investigations under fireCommissioner Mangau says no evidenceIsabel government says evidence submitted 2 months ago BY JENNIFER KUSAPA The director of police’s criminal investigation division (NCID) has come under fire for alleged corruption. The NCID director...