MALAITAN MPS TAKE SUIDANI TO TASK OVER REFERENDUM

MALAITAN Members of Parliament (MPs) have taken Premier Daniel Suidani to task, describing his call for referendum as “unlawful” and that the Premier is not the mandated representative of the people of Malaita. The MPs including senior government ministers have taken a full page advertisement in today’s paper to express their views. The advertisement was…

STOP SPREADING ASSUMPTIONS

‘Philippine repatriation plan not that easy’ By ANDREW FANASIANewsroom, Honiara SECRETARY to the Prime Minister (SPM) Dr Jimmy Rodgers call on the social media and the main stream media to stop spreading outrage assumption to incite the public versus the government. He made this profound call after the general public accused the government of neglecting…

Passengers from China trip released

PASSENGERS arriving on the China flight early this month have released on Wednesday. This came they successfully completed their 14-days quarantine with all 3 consecutive COVID-19 tests returned negative.  Meanwhile, the person breaching quarantine protocol is still under quarantine awaiting health advisory and further pursue by police and court as stipulated in the regulation.  

Bodo’s Traffic case still under investigation

INVESTIGATIONS into the traffic accident involving the Member of Parliament for North-West Guadalcanal, Bodo Dettke is still continuing. Mr Dettke ran his vehicle into the fence separating the east and west bound lanes opposite the Honiara Main Market on the early morning hours of August 8th, 2020. According to a statement from Police Media following…

By-election date proposed

BY-elections for Central Honiara and North East Guadalcanal Constituencies are being proposed for Wednesday 18th November, if funds are available. This was highlighted by the Chair of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) Patterson Oti and the new Chief Electoral Officer Jane Waetara when they updated the Prime Minister during a courtesy visit on Monday 14th…

104 arrived last night

A total of 104 passengers who arrived last night from Brisbane have now settled down in their designated Quarantine Stations to commence 14-days of quarantine. All passengers came with at least 2 negative consecutive COVID-19 test results. A statement from the National Disaster Council (NDC) said that of the total passengers, 8 passengers are returning…

Allegation against Tovosia dubbed ‘baseless’

Allegations of meddling in the Mines and Minerals Board decision against the Minister of Mines, Energy, and Rural Electrification Bradley Tovosia were baseless and lacked substance. Landowners of Central and South Guadalcanal accused Tovosia in an article in the Island Sun newspaper on September 9 of interference into the MMB decision to reject the Solomon…

Rafa regains golden boot lead

HENDERSON Eels FC’s young striker, Raphael Lea’i is back leading the Telekom S-league (TSL) gold boot race with 10 goals. Rafa extended his tally with two goals scored against the defending champions, Solomon Warriors FC on Sunday. Lea’i opened the account in the first minutes of the match to give an early lead for Eels.…

SIFF office burgled 

THE office of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) in Honiara was burgled early on Tuesday morning. SIFF media confirmed that laptop screens, a laptop, a DSLR camera, and a projector were stolen. The security camera has captured the burglars and police are following up on the case. Two male suspects were seen breaking in the…