Police awareness talk to San Isandro Students

A National Community Policing Team of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) recently conducted an awareness program to the disability Students of San Isandro School in Aruligo, Northwest Guadalcanal. The talk was based on crime prevention strategy. A statement from the Police Media Unit said RAMSI assistant Special Coordinator Masi Lomaloma formed part of…

Unlicensed vehicles on the rise

Owners told to pay vehicle license THE number of unlicensed vehicles travelling our roads is increasing and Police Traffic Office is calling on drivers to check their vehicles’ licenses and have them renewed immediately. Director of Kukum Police Traffic Charles Solomon Hapatia said last week alone police arrested more than 50 vehicles. “…a good number…

Police to amend charges against Dr Anita

PROSECUTION will be amending the charge against Dr Baddley Anita who is accused of unlawfully capturing and caging 27 dolphins at Mbungana, Central Islands Province. Dr Anita appeared with his lawyer Maelyn Bird of Emerald Lawyers on Monday at the Honiara Magistrates Court. However, his case was further adjourned to April 3rd to give prosecution…

Murder suspect denies allegation

The man accused of the murder of a man at Visale, West Guadalcanal last year has denied the allegation when he appeared in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court, Monday. The type of committal hearing to be conducted on Paul Kapani’s matter will be made known in court on April 10. That’s when the matter will return…

Oceanic Trading refutes report

Spokesman for the Oceanic Trading Company (OTC) has rebuffed media statement that the company has bypassed the legal processes to acquire felling licenses on central Rennell, Renbell province. Speaking to the Solomon Star, Jefter Tuhangenga said it is a poor excuse from some people who claimed that OTC did not comply with logging processes after…

Selwyn College receives agriculture materials

ISLAND Enterprises Ltd on Saturday donated vegetables seeds, insecticides and a grass cutter to Selwyn College National Secondary School. The donation was made during the company’s Big Bang Roadshow with Origin Gas. Selwyn College was the first school the companies’ visited as part of their roadshow. Island Enterprises sales and marketing manager Rocky Sama said…

PAC warns OAG

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) warned the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) not to repeat the decisions that bypass the process of Central Tender Board (CTB). This issue emerged as a result of awarding of a contract job worth SBD$800,000 to a private accounting firm to carry out the audit report on the accounts…

Global Money Week starts in West

A SERIES of events to celebrate 2017 Global Money Week started yesterday in Noro, Western Province. The event is organized by the Central Bank of Solomon Islands in collaboration with the National Fisheries Development Credit Union (NFDCUF) and SolTuna Trust Credit Union Fund (STCUF). A recent statement from CBSI said Global Money Week (GMW) is…

Literacy training for villagers

FOR an illiterate person, the world of reading and writing is something which he or she will never experience. Many in this category accepted the fact that they can’t read or write and so refuse to participate in activities involving reading or writing. They can only dream of the many opportunities out there which they…