PAINFUL LOSS

Child, 2, dead after falling from berthing ship at Nila, Shortlands   A TWO-year-old boy fell to his death in the early hours of yesterday morning from a ship in the Shortlands Islands, Western Province without the knowledge of his family members. Reports reaching this paper yesterday said a family had boarded the ship ‘MV…

WIN WIN MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS

NOT many people know why this alluvial gold mining company chose WIN WIN as its name when it was registered in Solomon Islands in 2016. So when an investigation by the national broadcaster, SIBC, alleged impropriety on the part of the company in terms of adhering to the requirements of the Mines and Minerals Act,…

In Court with Assumpta

Man to plea for raping babies THE man accused of having unlawful sexual intercourse with his four daughters age ranges between two years old and two months old from  2017 to July this year in Western Province will plea to the allegations on September 23. The 36 year-old man who cannot be named to protect…

Illegal gold deal denial

WIN WIN Company and local landowners have categorically denied a special investigation by the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (SIBC) that the company was involved in gold smuggling and tax evasion in its operations on Guadalcanal. A special investigation by SIBC’s Charles Piringi said nearly 80kg of gold worth around AUD 5.2 million (SBD30 million) have…