Investigate the SIPA saga

Dear Editor – The issue of Solomon Islands Ports Authority SIPA to me is interesting and warrants proper investigations. A committee should be set up to look into what is happening with SIPA now. There is no use listening to the new CEO MR Yow firing from one end and the other party remaining silent.…

Enough of the complaints

Dear Editor – The $3m Christmas payout to ex-militant which do not go down well with the some people and the opposition was a cabinet decision and not a one man’s decision. If those people and the watch dog think it’s still not right, then take it to the courts to prove your argument. It’s…

Stop robbing our country!

IT is only a matter of months after the Bank South Pacific branch in Auki, Malaita was robbed by armed men, and robbers on Monday strike again. This time, in the heart of Honiara once more and interestingly, at the same spot where a grimly robbery incident occurred just last year – in front of…

Police nabs 3 in relation to robbery

Honiara City Police Detectives have made significant progress with their investigation in relation to the alleged robbery incident at Point Cruz, Monday this week. Three male suspects have been arrested at the Hammock Beach area at approximately 8.30 on Monday. The alleged robbery incident occurred at the BSP BANK that was formerly the Westpac Bank…

CJ opens legal year

The 2016 legal year has been officially opened, Monday in a ceremonial sitting at the High Court. The event started off with the inspection of the Guard of Honour in front of the High Court by Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer. This followed by speeches from the Attorney General, President of the Bar Association and…

High Court to have two more judges

The High Court will soon have two more judges joining the bench bringing the total number of judges to seven. This will help reduce the delays in the hearing of cases and delivering of judgments. One is a local judge while another is an expatriate judge who will be arriving next month. The two judges…

AG warns in-experience private lawyers

The country’s Attorney General James Apaniai has raised a concern regarding certain in-experienced private legal practitioners. Speaking at the 2016 legal opening year, Mr Apaniai said this issue is a matter of concern to the public which should be of great concern to the Bar Association. “While acknowledging that the majority of private legal practitioners…