Hit and run accident

A MAN is dead after being hit by a passing vehicle over the weekend. Reports reaching the paper said the hit and run incident occurred on Saturday night around 7pm while the deceased was attempting to cross the main road from the Carpenters Hardware area, Ranadi, East Honiara. The deceased is believed to be from…

Heavy showers expected

HEAVY SHOWERS are expected in parts of the country the weather office has advised yesterday. This is due to a trough that is moving westward. In a weather advise number one (1) the office said heavy rain alert issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service at 5 pm yesterday evening revealed that a heavy rain…

Chair of MSG congratulates Sir Frank

The Chair of the Melanesian Spearhead Group and Spokesperson of the FLNKS of Kanaky New Caledonia, Mr Victor Tutugoro, congratulated His Excellency Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui, on his reappointment as the Governor General of Solomon Islands. Mr Tutugoro, in a congratulatory letter to His Excellency Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui, said he believes that the reappointment…

Gov’t sued: Renbel gov’t challenges decision to issue mining licence in APID

The Renbel provincial government is opening a court case against the Government through the Ministry of Mines and Energy, over a decision to issue a mining licence to Asia Pacific Investment and Development (APID). Provincial Secretary (PS) of Renbel province is challenging the decision and will today take the outgoing Minister, Director and Permanent Secretary…

Lilo’s Doma development queried

The development and construction of the Caretaker Prime Minister’s new residential area at Doma in North West Guadalcanal has been questioned raising eyebrow surprised amongst people of North West Guadalcanal. Speaking to Solomon Star chief Stephen George of Aruligo said such development does not speak well of a national leader Lilo and his former NCRA…

Election fever heats up

WITH no confirmed date yet set for the National General Elections this year, already intense campaigning have begin by most intending candidates. Unconfirmed reports reaching this paper claimed that already some intending candidates including former Member of Parliaments have begin issuing out building materials, outboard motors to their supporters with the intention of wining their…