“WHY THE RUSH?”

Wale concern with Australia’s plan to accelerate 2nd rearmament plan OPPOSITION Leader Hon Matthew Wale says Australia and China will turn Solomon Islands into a police state if they continue to compete in sucking up to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s wishes. Hon Wale made this statement following new information from Canberra that Australia will pump…

CHINA AIDS COMMUNITY POLICING

PRC unleashes its donation towards community policing out of generosity, not for show THE Peoples’ Republic of China officially handed over 20 motor vehicles and 30 motor bikes to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at a ceremony at the Rove grounds in West Honiara this morning. Beijing’s donation is intended to help police…

GERMAN AMBASSADOR TO SOLOMON ISLANDS PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Solomon Islands presented his credentials to the Governor General, His Excellency Sir David Vunagi at Government House, Thursday. His Excellency, Ambassador Dr Markus Ederer was accredited to Solomon Islands by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Solomon Islands. In welcoming Ambassador Ederer,…

ADV Reliant coming to Solomon Islands

Australia’s Pacific Support Vessel, Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Reliant, will arrive in Honiara on 7 November 2022 for a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise being held with the Solomon Islands Government. Australian High Commissioner Lachlan Strahan said he was looking forward to the vessel’s arrival next week.   “ADV Reliant underscores our longstanding efforts…

Poor public transport services

PUBLIC transport commuters in Honiara have raised their complaints about the poor bus services provided by the public transport service providers. This has been going on for a while now and no one has taken the time to look at this issue affecting public transport commuters who are struggling to deal with customers services in…

Police receives 13 vehicles and 60 short barrel rifles from AFP through the RSIPF-AFP Policing Partnership Program

Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have received 13 vehicles and 60 short barrel rifles from Australia during a handing over ceremony today (2 November 2022) at Rove Police Headquarters. The handing over ceremony was attended by the Honourable Prime Minister Manasseh, Minister of Police National Security and Correctional Service (MPNSCS) Honourable Anthony Veke and…