PACHA BACKIN COURT

South Guadalcanal MP goes on trial for the second time MEMBER of Parliament for South Guadalcanal David Dei Pacha is again standing full trial in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court in relation to alleged misuse of public funds. Pacha stood trial for the second time around after the High Court remitted his case back to the…

Rebuilding of infrastructures vital

The recent flash flood had brought so much damages to infrastructures in Honiara and parts of Guadalcanal. Following the April 3rd disaster, many wharves, bridges, roads, water pipes and power lines were subsequently damaged. The damages cost so much money and it was unexpected loss for this country. The flood also causes so much inconvenience…

Parliament has passed three Bills

The sixth meeting of the ninth Parliament has so far passed three Bills out of the ten Bills that have come before the House. They are the Magistrates’ Courts (Amendment) Bill 2014, the Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Bill 2014 and the 2013 Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2014. . The Magistrates’ Courts Act (hereafter referred to as…

NZ provides health support

New Zealand’s Foreign Minister, Murray McCully has announced that New Zealand will send a medical assistance team to Solomon Islands to assist the National Referral Hospital (NRH) in meeting urgent medical needs following the recent flooding. The team will also support the ministry of health and medical services to provide medical support to affected areas,…