Students visit Visale Parish

Form six students of Bishop Epalle Secondary School (BESS) visited Visale parish in Northwest Guadalcanal over the weekend during a retreat. This was to prepare them for their external examination next month. Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki quoted the form six arts student Michael Anisi as saying it was a wonderful trip to…

Solrice bronze sponsor for pageant

SOLRICE Company Ltd together with Solomon Host has signed a sponsorship deal for the Miss Solomon Islands 2016 pageant on Monday. The sealed sponsorship deal now confirms Solrice Company as the bronze sponsor for this year’s Miss Solomon Islands pageant, which is organised by the local events group – Solomon Host. “Solrice will be the…

Isabel takes delivery of admin complex

THE Isabel provincial government on Tuesday has taken delivery of two story building complex from the ministry of provincial government and institutional strengthening. Isabel provincial premier James Habu confirmed the build cost more than $2.8 million. The construction of this administration complex started in 2012, but due to some challenges, it has to take three…

Tax-free case costs $100k

The case filed by the Members of Parliament Entitlement Commission (PEC) to defend tax-free salaries of MPs at the Court of Appeal cost taxpayers more than SBD$100,000.00, a source had revealed. PEC lost the case in High Court after it was ruled that tax free salaries for MPs and all other entitlements in Regulation 2015,…

SUSPICIOUS DEATH

Malaita Police probe death in North Malaita Auki Police in Malaita is currently investigating a suspected murder case in North Malaita after a male in his late 20s was found dead on an island just outside Walo after a fishing trip. According to Auki Provincial Police Commander (PPC) acting Timothy Apaesi, police have already arrested…

SUSPICIOUS DEATH

Malaita Police probe death in North Malaita Auki Police in Malaita is currently investigating a suspected murder case in North Malaita after a male in his late 20s was found dead on an island just outside Walo after a fishing trip. According to Auki Provincial Police Commander (PPC) acting Timothy Apaesi, police have already arrested…

Speaker: Pray for Malaita govt

The Malaita Provencal Assembly Speaker Titus Fika has called on all Malaitans to pray for the up coming motion of no confidence that is before the assembly. Mr. Fika made the call on Monday in an exclusive interview with this paper in Auki. He said the Malaita provincial government has gone through some tough times…

NRH aims to improve security

THE National Referral Hospital in Honiara is working with a donor to secure automated security to protect the government’s property. This came after outsiders have used the hospital for sleeping after night clubs, charging mobile phones, picnic at the seafront and other illegal activities. Chief executive officer, Dr Steve Aumanu said there are a lot…