Crime trend

Dear Editor – A comprehensive review of crime trends and statistics awaited in the RSIPF’s Annual Report for 2020. Prior to the release of the RSIP’s annual report for 2020, Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau in one of his recent press conferences told journalists that disturbances and disorderly behavior topped the local crime statistics for last…

Sir Paul Tovua passes on

ONE of the great chief and sons of Central Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal province, and a well-respected Solomon Islands’ statesman has passed on after battling a long illness.  He passed on at 3:40 pm on Friday, after being on life support. Late Sir Paul was one of the few remaining founding fathers of the Solomon Islands that…

SI, PRC trade talks

‘Laying the trade foundation for S.I private sector’   FOLLOWING Exchange of Letters in December 2020 the non-Reciprocal Trade Agreement offered by the Peoples Republic of China (PRC) entered into force and provisional application on 1st February 2021 as the Department of Trade under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held talks on Tuesday. Speaking to…

Games work ahead of schedule

CHAIRMAN of the National Hosting Authority (NHA) for the Pacific Games 2023, Dr. Jimmy Rodger reveals that as new hosts for the Pacific Games, the development of facilities is ahead of schedule. Dr. Rodgers revealed this during the recent official handing over of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Academy to the NHA over the…