Taro tasting attracts many in Solomon Islands

A GOOD number of people have flooded the Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) stall to taste a variety of local taros displayed during the world food day celebrate at Townground in Honiara this week. These local taros were planted at the…
Biggest Melanesian festival underway in Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands has welcomed 1500 participants to this year’s Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival in Honiara. Source: https://www.radionz.co.nz/ The Solomon Islands has welcomed 1500 participants to this year’s Melanesian Arts and Cultural Festival in Honiara. The festival, held every four…
Memories from MACFest lingers on

THE 6th Melanesia Arts and Cultural Festival has ended but memories from the event will remain for two skillful craftsmen from Vanuatu. The duo, James Zepeta and Philemon Jimmys, completed a wood carving associated with traditional culture of Vanuatu. Like…
Aktivis West Papua protes stan Indonesia di MAF

Honiara, Jubi – Petugas Kepolisian Kepulauan Solomon mengatakan mereka telah menyita bendera West Papua di Festival Seni Melanesia, Melanesian Arts Festival (MAF), untuk menghentikan upaya provokasi terhadap delegasi Indonesia. Bendera bintang kejora milik Ben Didiomea diambil oleh polisi akhir pekan lalu, setelah ia menunjukkannya…
MACFest Honiara and Morning Star Flag

West Papua activists stopped by police  Police clarifies incident, action By RONALD TOITO’ONA THE issue of West Papua was under spotlight at the 6th MACFest in Honiara, when West Papua activists were told by the police to halt raising the…

The main program for the upcoming 6th Melanesian Arts and Culture Festival (MACFest) is now available online to get a glimpse of what the festival will be like. The National Organising Committee (NOC) has released the program and is encouraging…
Honiara goes under flood waters again

HONIARA went under storm floods yet again on Thursday in the wake of a heavy downpour that started around 5am, forcing schools and businesses to shut down for the day. Lack of a proper drainage system across the city was…
PM Solomon meninggalkan PIF lebih awal

Honiara, Jubi – Perdana Menteri Kepulauan Solomon Manasseh Sogavare terpaksa memotong pendek perjalanannya ke ibukota Samoa Apia pekan lalu untuk Forum Kepulauan Pasifik ke-48 minggu lalu “karena situasi politik dalam negeri terkait penyingkirannya dari jabatan”. Hal ini dijealskan oleh Perdana Menteri…