Welder killed in explosion

It came like a bomb, say witnesses A WELDER was killed in an explosion that threw his body up into the air at the Pacific Casino Hotel sea front in Honiara yesterday. This happened when the Malaita man and his colleague were welding an aluminum boat. They were employees of Oceanic Marine Equipment Ltd, and…

Sick patients commend PM

Admitted sick patients at Kilu’ufi Hospital, Malaita Province have commended the Prime Minster and his delegation for visiting the hospital last week. Mr Sogovare was in Auki for the launching of the provincial government’s policy document and took time after the even to visit the hospital. During the visit he was accompanied by the Minister…

Talks to close market

A MOVE to permanently close down the Fishing Village in East Honiara and relocate it will be at the centre of discussion today. As part of the seeking solutions to the market Honiara City Council and a delegation from Fishing village will meet today to discuss the relocation of the market. An appointed Council member…

Call to address traffic jam

TRANSPORT owners around Honiara are calling on the government through the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) to address the traffic jam issue that continues to irk commuters. Taxi driver Samson Ofalanga who claimed to be speaking on behalf of drivers and commuters yesterday said, the problem is becoming a real problem and must be addressed.…