RSIPF arrested murder suspect at GPOL area

GUADALCANAL police have arrested a murder suspect from Reef Islands following the death of a teenage boy at GPPOL-2 area over the weekend. Police alleged the incident which occurred on Saturday morning at about 7: 20am, revealed the suspect and the deceased were drinking beer with friends at a location known as Kirakira Street. It…

Court continues to hear bail applications

The court will on Tuesday continue to hear bail applications on the case of the six people accused of involving in the clash between two parties at the Water front night club in East Honiara. Lawyer representing Mostyn Junior Maenu’u, Chris Manehaita, John Namole, Kevin Ben Sade and Junior Mostyn and a 17 year-old juvenile…

Malaita delegation to Fiji

A high delegation from the Malaita Provincial government is part of the delegation from Ministry of National Unity Reconciliation and Peace that will leave for Fiji, Tuesday. Leading the Malaitan delegation is the Malaita provincial premier Peter Channel Ramoia, Minister of the Eastern Regional Affair Finely Fiumae, Minister of the Malaita Outer Islands Regional Affairs…

Landslide cuts off East Malaita road

A Landslide occurred along the East Road in Malaita over the weekend leaving travelling passengers stranded. This was confirmed by the Solomon Star reporter Ronald Toito’ona who is currently on tour in the area. Reports reaching this paper claimed that the landslide has damaged the east Malaita road at Rarata area living travelers in tough…

A postmortem of SIPA

Dear Editor – I read with much interest the exchange of words and counter-argument between Mr. Dora and Mr. Tuhanuku on the SIPA saga. The latest being Mr. Tuhanuku’s explanation as appeared on Issue 2295 on 21st May 2016 of the Weekend Sun; which to me presented a strong and honest position that any intelligent…

Island Sun misleading headline

Dear Editor – The Island Sun heading “ Political Appointee Sacked” in reference to Mr. Martin Housanau is not correct. The fact is that Mr. Housanau’s contract had expired and OPMC decided not to re-engage his service. A letter sent to him last week was to this effect. The use of the words “sacked” or…

Five accused of arm robbery to enter plea

Five men accused of armed robbery outside of the Bank of South Pacific (BSP) at Point Cruz earlier this year will plea to the amended charges against them. The charge of armed robbery remains the same except that amendments were made to the wordings on the charge sheet. Prosecution will have it amended and served…