Burglar jailed

A YOUNG man has been jailed to a total of one year and 10 months for burgling a home and for lying to the Police. Andrew Oura, 22, was sentenced recently after he pleaded guilty to the charges of burglary and giving false information to the Police. He was jointly charged with John Oli who…

Prince Tahunipue joins Galaxy FC

Above: Prince Tahunipue in action in Australia last year. Photo, Brian’s POV. SOLOMON island young utility player Prince Tahunipue has signed with Galaxy football club of Vanuatu. Tahunipue’s transfer to the Galaxy FC was confirmed in a statement from the Galaxy football club management on Monday. The Vanuatu football federation FF also confirmed that Tahunipue’s…

Tenelle coming to Honiara

THE California-based American Samoan international music artist and song writer, Tenelle Christine Luafalemana, better known by her stage name ‘Tenelle’ will be touring Solomon Islands next month. Tenelle is the famous international singer and songwriter behind the hit song ‘Island King’ which currently has 48.2k subscribers on YouTube and has 5.64k followers on her face-book…

‘WP is ready for statehood’

WESTERN Province is ready to become a state and run its own affairs because its contribution to the country’s overall Gross Domestic Product (GDP) continues to remain high and moreover, it already has the resources and infrastructures in place. This was expressed by the Western Provincial Assembly Member for Ward 6 -Vonunu-Vella, Rence Sore, in…

GIZO RECORDS INCREASES OF MALARIA CASES

Gizo Hospital in Western Province has recorded increasing cases of malaria cases recently Reports reaching this paper this week say that there has been an increasing case of malaria especially in Gizo communities where people frequently visited the hospital to test their blood but turns out positive for Malaria.   According to the Malaria Lab Department…

GOVERNMENT FINANCES HIT ROCK BOTTOM

GOVERNMENT finances appear to have hit rock bottom as it struggles to fill a staggering $1.8 billion deficit in this year’s budget. And government efforts to raise money for good causes are being hampered by what is described as “negative attitude” by members of the public. “Members of the public always assume that any donations…

New Australian HC meets PM

AUSTRALIA’S new High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Rodney John Hilton, has paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare this week. High Commissioner Hilton used the occasion to introduce himself and his partner. He also took the opportunity to reaffirm and reiterate the on- going cordial and mutual bilateral relationship and the development partnership…