‘No injuries to dead body’

There were no external injuries or injuries that would cause death found on the body of the dead man found floating in the Mataniko River, Central Honiara. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley revealed this to journalists at his weekly conference, Thursday. “At this point in time the examination of his body found no external injuries and…

Blue boat skippers’ sentencing today

The three captains of the blue boats who entered our waters and stole our marine resources will be sentenced this afternoon in the High Court. Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer will hand down his sentence at 3pm this afternoon. Do Van Va, Vo Van Vi, and Nguyen Nguyen have early last month pleaded guilty to…

Hope Giver

Dear Editor – We invite interested people for support. Would you like to be a Hope Giver? You can support our widows and orphans by buying a Hearts Of Hope “Hope Giver” T-shirts. Order one for $70 by contacting Sally on 7147826, or come and support the Hearts Of Hope Fundraising in front of the…

Federal System

Dear Editor – Reading Mr Andrew Radclyffe’s “Wish List” on SS 7/7/2017,1 find his first wish, I quote – “Abandon the plans for federal government. They won’t work and we can’t afford it… “end quote, is very much colonialistic, lacks sensitivity and continues using the stereo type argument that Federal System of Government is too…

Coconut industry

Dear Editor – Radio New Zealand International reported late last week that a workshop took place in Nadi, Fiji, when about 70 participants including experts from South East Asia and the Caribbean attended the three-day event organised by the Coconut Industry Development Project. At the time, the team leader, Karen Mapusua, said the workshop would…

A positive helping hand for the good

Dear Editor – I often wonder what my many letters to the local media do in bringing to notice social issues affecting people, particularly those in need, the sick, the displaced, the orphans, widows and the requirements of the MOHMS, especially the NRH. It is easy to become discouraged when I highlight incidences of great…

RSIPF Makira reactivate police beat patrol

The RSIPF officers in Kirakira, Makira Province have reactivated township beat patrols with encouraging responses from members of the public as well as among the police officers themselves. “This initiative to re-activate the beat patrols within the Kirakira township was taken as part of the discipline and duty obligation of police officers, especially the front…

$2.5M DEBTS REPAID

… SI reaping benefits after repayment of debts GOVERNMENT has cleared off a debt of $2.5million with the Universal Postal Union (UPU). Minister of Communication and Aviation Peter ShanelAgovaka revealed this yesterdayat the official launching of the new national addressing system. “My ministry has now settled Solomon Post’s $2.5million debt with Universal Postal Union (UPU).”…