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…

Orange Day celebrated

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) National Community Policing team has conducted an awareness campaign at various locations in Honiara on Friday. Police and other stakeholders jointly celebrated the Orange Day campaign, which falls on the 25th day of every month, at locations including Henderson market, Burns Creek school compound, the Burns Creek community;…

20 Political Appointees re-engaged

Government has re-engaged the service of 20 Politically Appointed (PA) officers whose contracts have expired early this year. This was announced on Monday by the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC). The Office stated this was made after the final review for performance-based appraisals of Political Appointees (PA’s) by PMO senior officials. The…

No atomic bomb here

THERE is no possibility of any presence of an atomic bomb left behind in the territories of Solomon Islands during the Second World War, Commander Etienne Mulder of Royal Australian Navy has assured the nation. He was responding to a question during a media press conference on Thursday, which raises curiosity among citizens about any…

Businesses urged to pay licenses

DEPUTY Mayor of Honiara City and Chairman of Finance Charles Aiwosuga, has made a strong appeal to all business houses, vehicle owners and retail shops within the City to pay up their Business Licenses. He made the call following lack of payment from some business owners on their licences to operate within the City, as…