The draw down strategy

AFTER restoring peace in the Solomon Islands, followed by support in various sectors and drawing down of the successful mission, the Regional Assistance Mission is now focusing on strengthening the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF). Speaking during the commemoration of the mission’s 11th anniversary yesterday, special coordinator Justine Braithwaite said the focus now has…

Omission and objection period set

The Omission and objection period for registered voters has been scheduled for July 24 to August 6th. The two-week period was set down for registered voters to check against their names on the released provisional list. Chief Electoral officer Polycarp Haununu said the period is purposely for registered voters to check their details and inform…

Fishermen escape police hunt

FIVE fishermen escaped a possible arrest when Tulagi police were tipped that the men were using illegal explosive – dynamite. Tulagi Provincial Police Commander Fred Satu said the men were conducting the illegal fishing at Voloa coral reefs in Gela, Central Islands Province on Tuesday morning. Mr Satu said upon receiving reports from villagers in…