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Omission and objection period extended

The Solomon Islands Electoral Commission Office (SIECO) has announced that the omission and objection period of the BVR registration process has been extended.

Husband allegedly commits suicide after argument with wife

A husband in his 30’s has allegedly committed suicide after an argument with his wife in the Tenaru area of Central Guadalcanal on Sunday.

More bombs removed in West

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team demolished more than 600 unexploded bombs (UXOs) in the Western Province during Operation Render Safe from 15 to 19 November 2018.

MAL provides kava training for Roviana lagoon farmers

Kava is now becoming a lucrative cash crop in Solomon Islands.


Eleven (11) dwelling houses at Taravo Village in the Titige area of West Honiara, Guadalcanal Province have been burnt down early Sunday morning in retaliation after a man was allegedly attacked for using abusive words.

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.

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