Fate of officer in Sept

The fate of a top police officer accused of accused of stealing $100,000 belonging to her husband’s tribe will be known in court on September 21. Both the prosecution and the defence had yesterday presented verbal closing submissions. Principal Magistrate Edwin Saramo after taking note of the submissions adjourned the matter for the judgment. Inspector…

Top financial supervisors meet

THE Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) reminds Association of Financial Supervisors of Pacific Countries (AFSPC) members to resolve issues on improving the supervision skills and supervision capacity in the region. Mr Denton Rarawa made this reminder when he opened the AFSPC meeting attended by 25 regional financial supervisors and experts at…

Supervisors, regulators urges to be more vigilant

THE Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) urges the supervisors and the regulators in the region to be more vigilant in their regulatory and supervisory roles to encounter global financial risk. Mr Denton Rarawa made the call during the opening of the Association of Financial Supervisors Pacific Countries meeting at Heritage Park…

Boxing support

The Solomon Islands National University (SINU) management has supported the institution’s boxing club with the donation of boxing gloves. This was part of encouraging sports and social activities for the students with in the university. SINU boxing club was established in June as part of engaging students who are interested in this sport besides academic…

Flying Fijians RWC targets

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Flying Fijian winger Nemani Nadolo looks set to get the nod for the goalkicking duties during the Rugby World Cup ahead of Josh Matavesi and Ben Volavola. Coach John McKee said Nadolo had been looking good with goal-kicking. “Nemani has been nailing it with his kicking. He very well could be…

Solar power needs of Koviloko

Dear Editor – The Hon. Obed Neo is a Member of the Provincial Assembly for Ward 7 at Koviloko in Isabel Province and a gentleman who has done much to aid the elderly, the widows and disabled people in his ward, totaling more than 267 disadvantaged persons. He is desperately seeking aid to secure 350…

$5m loss of revenue

Dear Editor – I’m writing on behalf of those resource owners who have been ripped off by those so called logging activities going on from 2008 to 2013, which was been revealed by the outgoing Minister of Forestry, Hon. Bodo Dettke. Those logging activities occurred on our land with no full agreement by us resource…

Do away with elections

Dear Editor – The purpose for which the electoral act was established is crystal clear, that is to administer elections in this country so that people are represented in parliament or in governance. Today, the major cause of social disharmony in our country is our elected leaders. These leaders are so greedy that legalise funds…

NRH car park

Dear Editor – Recently we hear that the National Government is planning to relocate the National Referral Hospital to a more suitable site. This is a very commendable move for the long term safety and sustainability of the hospital and its uninterrupted services to our people. When the relocation actually takes place, I make strong…