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Vessel’s crew accused of theft

OWNERS of Hilltop Institute in Auki, Malaita Province are calling on the Fair West Shipping Company to refund their missing items onboard MV Fair Lady last month.

Hou meets US govt’s MCC team

CARETAKER Prime Minister Rick Hou has met with the visiting team from the US Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) mid-week, in Honiara.

Dausabea unhappy with Payne’s visit

The recent visit by the Australia Foreign Minister Marise Payne to Honiara does not go down well with the People's Progressive Party (PPP) President Charles Dausabea.

Police arrest a man in Honiara for alleged electoral offence

Officers from the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) National Criminal Investigation Division(NCID) have arrested a man on the 12th of February 2019 for allegations instituted under the Electoral Act.

Improper rubbish dumping a concern

THE continuous negligence by the Honiara City Council (HCC) has seen increasing piles of rubbish being dumped beside the O1 White River bus stop in West Honiara.

Call to remove wreckage

LOCAL farmers and fishermen coming in from the provinces to sell their produce and catch are calling on the responsible authorities to remove the two ship wreckage in front of the Central market and repair the wharves for proper use.

TSI: money the focus of elections

TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands (TSI) says MPs should not have direct control over funds for their constituencies.

Preparations underway for 2019 census count

THE Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) in the Ministry of Finance and Treasury is coordinating efforts to count every citizen in the forthcoming 2019 National Population and Housing Census.

Passport shortage affects students

LOCAL students preparing to travel overseas to undertake their studies this year have been affected with the current shortage of ordinary passports.

Murray appeal ruling Feb 25

RULING on whether or not the High Court can hear the appeal filed by the former permanent secretary for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID), Henry Murray, will be handed down on February 25.

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