PPC: stay away from political related crime

The Provincial Police Commander (PPC) for Malaita Province Stanley Riolo urge the Malaita public to do the right thing and stay away from criminal activities relating to politics. PPC Riolo made the appeal in the light of the current political situation in Malaita Province where some supported the MARA government and others supported the Malaita…

STUDENTS UNEASY

A NUMBER of students studying in the Philippines may not be able to travel home on the first two repatriation flights due to outstanding bills and visa issues.  This was revealed by a local student in an online interview, Wednesday. The student who declined to be named revealed this after it was reported that some…

We are ready for our students’ arrival: PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare said ‘we are prepared’ for the arrival of our students from the Philippines. The Prime Minister said the three repatriation flights are on schedule. The first flight is scheduled for this Sunday 27th September whilst the second flight will be on Tuesday next week 29th September. The third flight is scheduled…

TSI fabricating lies ‘On whose interest?’

The Solomon Star senior journalist had never interviewed the Secretary to Prime Minister Dr. Jimmy Rodgers as claimed by Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI). Dr. Rodgers told the Solomon Star in an exclusive interview in response to yet another piece of factless article by Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) on Sunday. The article which was crafted to…

In court with Assumpta

* Fake death case tomorrow* Fraudster ordered to appear in court* KG arm robbery case continuous today * Uncle committed to stand trial at High Court* Closing sub for alleged robbers Fake death case tomorrow   THE trial to hear evidence into the case of a man who allegedly obtained $76,000 from a local pharmacist in Honiara…

Passport renewals now in Australia

The Consulate General of Solomon Islands in Brisbane, Australia has opened its doors as the country’s first diplomatic mission to offer passport renewal services to Solomon Islanders outside of the country on Monday. Consul General Kereta Sanga in a statement issued by the Government Communication Unit, indicated that the passport renewal services is a culmination…

By-election date announced

VOTERS from North East Guadalcanal and Central Honiara Constituencies will go to the polls on the 18th November to elect their members of parliament.  The election date instrument was signed by His Excellency, the Governor-General, Sir David Vunagi at the Government House and published in the gazette on Tuesday.  Chief Electoral Officer Jane Waetara in a…