BID HITS BRICK WALL

MALANGO and BAHOMEA House of Chiefs have opposed Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement’s (DCGA) call to defer the National General Election from 2023 to 2024. The two Houses of Chiefs made the decision after deliberating on DCGA’s Constituency Awareness Information Pack 2022 from the Office of the Prime Minister on the deferment of the National…

HISTORY FOR COAST

Central Coasts qualifies for OFC Champions League CENTRAL Coast football club has created another history by qualifying for the next stage of the OFC Champions League for the first time after winning the OFC Champions League Playoffs at Lawson Tama yesterday. Coast won against a well organized Solomon Warriors FC side 4-2 on penalty shootouts…

COL WROTE TO SYDNEY LAWYERS ON DOCA

THE Commissioner of Lands (COL), Allan McNeil is the third senior officials who made written representation to Sydney lawyers on the Government’s proposed Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA), it was revealed. Sunday Star has obtained a copy of a letter by Sydney Barrister Geoffrey McDonald, who said Mr. McNeil wrote to him on the matter…

MRD explains CDF facilitation process

The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) says unless key implementation requirements are met and submitted by constituencies before, the constituency Development Fund (CDF) will be released to them.  Director of Rural Development Division (RDD) Milfred Delemani made the clarification to make sure our good people are informed and understand the processes with regards to facilitation…

MANELE CALLS ON CHOGM SUPPORT FOR SIS FACING GLOBAL CHALLENGES

Solomon Islands Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele reaffirmed Solomon Islands support to the Commonwealth’s priorities and initiatives to addressing global challenges faced by Small Island States (SIS) across the Commonwealth. Honorable Manele made his remarks during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda, on Friday 24 June.…

Juveniles to return to court

TWO male juveniles accused of being part of a group of people gathering at Kukum Junction, Honiara during the peak of last November’s riot will return to court on June 30. The boys, aged 14 and 12, are facing one count of unlawful assembly. Their matter is awaiting their lawyer to get instructions from them…

VISA DEAL SIGNED

Indian envoy completes visit with signing of visa exemption agreement SOLOMON Islanders traveling to India will no longer require a Visa, after the signing of an agreement on Exemption from Visa Requirements for Holders of Diplomatic and Official Passports between India and Solomon Islands. This will be the same for Indians traveling into Solomon Islands.…

Suicide cases a concern for us

IT’S a heartbreaking story to hear a mother has taken her own life by hanging from a rope at their family kitchen. The incident which occurred in Munda, Western Province over the weekend is a classic example of how family domestic argument has gone wrong. As a result someone has decided to take her own…