2011 traffic case resumes

Trial in relation to a traffic incident that resulted in a death of a girl in 2011 has started on Wednesday at the Honiara Magistrates’ Court. Rex Upwe’e who was a police officer at that time of the alleged incident stood trial for one count of reckless and dangerous driving and one count of endangering…

FSII calls on PM to prove his vow

THE Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) has called on Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to prove to the nation his promise in fighting against corruption by beginning in his own Cabinet. In a statement on Wednesday, the group says the reiteration made by the Prime Minister during the opening of the three-day workshop on corruption in…

Opposition concerned over termination

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group is concerned that the recent sacking of the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Mines & Energy, Jeffrey Kauha is linked to the issuance of an export license to a foreign company, BT Mega Bingtang Borneo Ltd. The Opposition Group says recent revelations made by Mr Kauha that his sacking was orchestrated…

QBE supports sick dad

QBE Insurance Company has stepped in to support the diabetic father who has been struggling to support his six children by donating $3000 in cash. The assistance was rendered to the father on Wednesday in the presence of two of his children. The insurance firm based at Panatina Plaza in Honiara was touched by the…

Chief calls for job creation

Burnscreek Paramount Chief Peter Usi has called on the Government to speed up development on Malaita province. Speaking to this paper on Wednesday Mr Usi said, he is wondering why it takes so long for the previous governments and the current one to develop Suafa Bay and Bina Harbour project on Malaita. He said, the…

Two matches set for womens rugby 10s

The Womens Rugby 10s Competition continues today with two great matches set down for Panatina field this afternoon. SIRUF Rugby Development Officer confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement yesterday. Fredson Soak said, matches for Womens 10s competition will continue today, starting at 4:30 pm at the Panatina field, East Honiara. The Development Officer…