Easter Fun run

Dear Editor – I wish to simply correct the report in the Star by Denver Newter (SST 5785) that a runner complained of stomach aches and diarrhoea due to taking milk distributed at Rotary Fun Run and claimed the milk had expired. This claim is false as the donated milk was checked properly and was…

Rotary fun run milk safe

Dear Editor – On Tuesday 7 April 2015 the Solomon Star published a story regarding children that got sick supposedly from the milk handed out at the Rotary Club of Honiara Fun Run on Monday 6 April 2015. The Rotary Club of Honiara would like to advise that the milk given out was all within…

Women in politics SI

Dear Editor – In the last couple of weeks there has wide coverage in your paper and other forms of media highlighting the need for wider participation of women in the national politics. Sir, nobody is against that and the reasons usually given for their case is always genuine and real. Women as always, served…

Cab drivers told to be honest

KINGS cab drivers who have attended a two hours information sharing workshop are being told to be honest in their work. Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) marketing manager Freda Unusi, highlighted this yesterday. About 15 king’s cab drivers attended the workshop which was aimed at providing a better service and to be honest in their…

Grand scale theft

Man faces up to 65 criminal charges for stealing money A FORMER Correctional Service officer accused of stealing more than $100,000 from another man is facing up to 65 criminal charges. Don LisiTalu, 35, of Isabel Province is currently facing 13 charges in relation to uttering, personating in general, uttering and forgery. Police Prosecutor Abel…

Boso trial sets for five days

THE permanent secretary for the Ministry of Rural Development will stand trial in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court starting on 11 May. Selina Boso will be tried in a five-day hearing before the Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Kouhota. This is for the charge of one count of failure to furnish information or failure to produce document as…

Brothers face reduced charge of manslaughter

TWO brothers accused of killing a man at Papaho, Mbokonavera 4 Heights in Honiara, in early February will today take their pleas to the reduced charge of manslaughter. Police earlier charged William Ausolo Babasi and his younger brother Kevin Susui Babasi with the murder of Ronald Tonowane. Prosecution however, reduced the murder charge to that…