Solomon Islands Regional News - Solomon Star News


Gov’t urged not to extend SOE period

OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale calls on the Government not to extend the state of emergency (SOE) period, which expires on July 25.

Fatal ferry probe almost complete 

POLICE investigation into the fatal ferry accident that resulted in 27 passengers losing their lives in April is almost completed.


Foreign Minister, Hon Jeremiah Manele, announces that the Solomon Islands wins seat on United Nations Economic and Social Council for the term 2021 - 2023.

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at Honiara City Central Police Station have arrested and charged two Honiara City Councilors for alleged intimidation during an incident at the Council’s Headquarters on 17 May 2020.

2 HCC councillors arrested

Two members of the Honiara City Council were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly intimidating Rence Sore, the Honiara City clerk.

Chief backs Vunagi’s comments on schools

A CHIEF from Falau community in Malaita says the statement made by the Governor-General (GG) describing schools as poultry houses perfectly fits the status of boarding schools in the province.

Farmer says DBSI loan hard for them

A FARMER says requirements for obtaining loans from the Development Bank of Solomon Islands (DBSI) are well beyond a rural dweller can meet.

‘Don’t back the Bill’

PREMIER of Western Province David Gina has called on all nine Members of Parliament (MP) from Western province not to support the new proposed Traditional Governance Bill.

Malaita engages lawyer to deal with seized supplies

MALAITA Provincial Government (MPG) has engaged a private lawyer to deal with the COVID-19 equipment from Taiwan seized by Police last week.


No evidence their place of residence 
is within town boundary, says Garo

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