Malaitans assured of $78m EU assistance

PERMANENT Secretary for the Ministry of Provincial Government Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) Stanley Dick Pirione has assured Malaitans of the European Union (EU) support of $78 million for water, sanitation and Education. The funding is to support Provincial Capacity Development Projects in the country which Malaita province will benefit from. Mr Pirione adds that on top…

Man who stabs Japanese charged, remanded

THE cognitive impaired man, accused of stabbing a Japanese journalist with a scissors during the recent commemoration event of the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal at Bloody Ridge, has been remanded in custody, Tuesday. Alex Wasi is facing one count of unlawful wounding. He was brought to the Honiara Magistrate’s Court yesterday afternoon…

VIRAL OUTBREAK

Health minister confirms viral flu outbreak in Honiara, Malaita By CHARLES KADAMANASolomon Star, Honiara THE Minister of Health and Medical Services Hon. Dr Culwick Togamana has announced that the Solomon Islands has recorded a Viral Respiratory Illness (VRI) outbreak in Malaita and Honiara. He announced this during his special address in light of the increased…

OPMC CLEARS THE AIR OVER PM’S ABSENCE AT MALAITA’S SECOND APPOINTED DAY CELEBRATION

The Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) has clarified that the Prime Minister’s absence at this year’s Second Appointed Day of Malaita Province, despite being sent an invitation, is simply because the invitation was received very late and neither was it submitted through the Ministry of Provincial Government in accordance with official protocols,…

RSIPF Wagina Police Station officially opened

The Minister responsible for the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services (MPNSCS), Hon. Anthony Veke, has officially opened the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Wagina Police Station in Choiseul Province on Friday 5th, August 2022.  The RSIPF and Australian Federal Police (AFP) partnership program, RSIPF-AFP Policing Partnership Program (RAPPP), funded the construction…