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Matanga: Backhoe incident relates to family violence


SUPERVISING Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga says the recent incident at Coral Sea Resort in Honiara involving a man who damaged the hotel’s reception using a Backhoe excavator relates to family violence.

Cocaine yet to be destroyed

POLICE are yet to destroy the million dollars worth of cocaine that was seized from a yacht in Honiara in September.

MPs $400k terminal grant

‘$20 million tax-free for MPs’

$3.93b budget announced

THE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance and Treasury Manasseh Sogavare has announced a $3.93 billion budget under the theme ‘Resourcing the basic fundamentals’, Tuesday.

$119.4m in supplementary for 2018 brought to Parliament

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today will commence hearings into the second supplementary appropriation bill intended to further fund the financial year ending 31st December 2018.


Malaita Province has the potential to supply the country with carrots says a local farmer who grows carrot locally.


Man accused of rampaging hotel with Backhoe remanded

Headmaster remanded for allegedly raping step-daughter

A HEADMASTER at a primary school in Gela, Central Province has been charged and remanded in custody for allegedly raping his 15 year-old step daughter.

Noro anticipates direct tuna trade to Europe

THE Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) anticipates direct tuna shipment to Europe from their Noro Port in the Western Province.

Dual Citizenship Bill awaits further debate

The ‘Constitution (Amendment) (Dual Citizenship) Bill 2018’ was read the second time in parliament and awaits further deliberation by the members of parliament in the next sitting day.

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