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  • 08
  • Aug

THE lightning that struck and killed a woman in her 20s in Baegu Asifola last in Malaita province last week initially caught a homemade antenna before striking the victim.

  • 08
  • Aug

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) has acknowledged members of parliament (MP) who are recipients of the national transport grant category 2 [heavy equipment] who have bought the machineries to repair existing roads in their constituency.

  • 08
  • Aug

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have arrested and charged five people during a zero tolerance operation (ops) conducted over the weekend in Honiara.

  • 09
  • Aug


NINE local students will be leaving the country for study in various fields in Korea under an arrangement with the Korean International Cooperation Agency office (KOICA) this year.

  • 08
  • Aug

THE Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) will consecrate and install reverend James Tama to the office of the bishop of Vanuatu and New Caledonia this coming Sunday 12th August at Sarakata parish in Santo, Vanuatu.

  • 08
  • Aug

MALAITA province assembly member (MPA) for ward 12 and provincial minister for local government and community development Alfred Wai says the recent opening of Manaoba airstrip is a pride for people in northern region of Malaita province and has benefited the people.

  • 08
  • Aug

A MAN who confesses to receiving six cartons of soft drinks that were emanated from a break-in of a storage container at Henderson, East Honiara in 2016 has been sentenced to seven months imprisonment.

  • 07
  • Aug


OUTSPOKEN president of the Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) Charles Dausabea is not seeking re-election in the upcoming annual general meeting (AGM) set for tomorrow at Mendana hotel.

  • 07
  • Aug

The Strata Titles Bill 2017 was passed in parliament after it underwent thorough scrutiny in the committee of the whole house in its third reading with amendments on Monday.

  • 07
  • Aug


THE trial into the murder of a Chinese business couple at their shop at Town Ground, west Honiara, last Easter weekend, will start on Tuesday.

  • 06
  • Aug


THE wreckage discovered within the waters of Malaita Outer Island (MOI) and currently kept at the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) belongs to the salvagers, says a tourism officer of the government.

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