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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

RECOVERY TO COST MORE THAN 200 MILLION

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The recovery for businesses looted and burned in last week’s unrest are estimated to cost more than SBD200 million with a loss of more than one thousand jobs.These figures are likely to increase as...

WHY THE DELAY?

Kikolo queries gov’t over promised developmentBY JENNIFER KUSAPAPREMIER of Isabel Province Leslie Kikolo has voiced his province’s disappointment to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare over the long delay in the relocation of the National Agriculture...

HEAD COACH PLEASED

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SI-Vanuatu friendly next weekTHE senior men’s soccer has kicked off their preparations for their Oceania, 2018 World Cup qualifiers match against New Zealand with a 3-1 over the Solomon Cup All Stars team yesterday.Goals...

NO POLITICS IN PARADISE

China has no part in Mamara project: LingBY PETER ZOLEVEKE IIThe Metropolis Mamara Development Limited has no link with the Chinese government and is a ‘private company’, says General Manager William Ling this week.Ling...

Sanga’s ‘game changing’ decision

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From journalist to community developerBy BRIAN LEZUTUNIA 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...

$4.5B BUDGET PASSED

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By EDDIE OSIFELOPARLIAMENT passed the $4.531 billion national budget without amendments yesterday.The budget went through three and half days of scrutiny through the Committee of Supply before the motion was passed.Recurrent budget gets a...

If Delta covid-19 enters SI, we will suffer: PM

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOPRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has warned that if the Delta variant of covid-19 gets to communities in Solomon Islands before they are vaccinated, people will suffer because it is highly transmissible.Sogavare...

Taimareho 1 captain faces court for 2020 sea tragedy

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of the Taimareho captain has been adjourned to September 7, 2022 for mention as he is yet to confirm his legal representation to assist him with his case.Captain Michael Roy...

Government says it will settle $32.4M owed to Levers.

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By EDDIE OSIFELOGOVERNMENT is committed to settle the $32.4 million ordered by the High Court that is owed to Levers Solomon Limited.Attorney General John Muria Junior told reporters yesterday that both parties have gone...

Isabel swears in its 1st female premier

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By EDDIE OSIFELOISABEL province has declared its first female Premier, Rhoda Sikilabu at Buala yesterday.Her victory is also the first in Solomon Islands, a country dominated by male leaders at both national and provincial...