Call to explain government’s budget

The Government’s low revenue intake for 2014 first quarter has raised serious concerns that seek explanation from the ministry of finance and treasury. It was revealed the government revenue for the first quarter has not even hit half the budgeted figure which raised serious concerns. The Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) technical head Martin Housanau calls…

Suspect arrested for attempted rape

A fifty-six year old man has been arrested at the Henderson market area, east Honiara for an attempted rape on a seven year old girl on Tuesday evening. The alleged incident occurred between 7-8pm on Tuesday 15th July. Police said the suspect has been arrested and now is remanded in police custody awaiting his court…

Government announces new Police Commissioner

The Government wishes to announce that Mr. Frank Prendergast of Australia is the new Commissioner of Police of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo on Thursday advised His Excellency the Governor General, Sir Frank Kabui, of the appointment of Mr. Prendergast in pursuant to section 43 (2) of the constitution…