In Court with Assumpta

Telekom tower’s solar panels larceny case for plea  Utupua murder inquiry done, closing sub next Telekom tower’s solar panels larceny case for plea THE man who allegedly stole solar panels from the Telekom Tower at Tamboko, Northwest Guadalcanal in 2014 will be taking his plea to the allegation today. Simion Mauriseni, 31, is facing two…

Olympic duo departs

TWO of the three athletes who will be representing the country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan jetted out of the country on Monday. The two athletes are; Sharon Firisua who will compete in the track and field athletics events and Mary Kini Lifu for Weightlifting. The athletes are being accompanied by team…

MORE STUDENTS INFECTED 

22 students and dependents in Fiji tested positive   Twenty-two (22) local students studying in Fiji have so far been tested positive for Covid-19. Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has confirmed this during his nationwide address on Monday. Sogavare said the situation in Fiji is extremely worrying for the local students, parents and the government.…

PM farewells Late Anga

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare joins the Governor General Sir David Vunagi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade Jeremiah Manele and other dignitaries to farewell His Excellency, the High Commissioner of Solomon Islands to Papua New Guinea, the Late Barnabas Anga at a burial service in Honiara on Sunday afternoon. The late High…

Increasing demand for scientists, technologists here

THERE is an increasing demand for scientists and technologists in Solomon Islands today. This was according to Ministry of Education and Human Resources (MEMRD), Minister, Lanelle Tanangada during the official opening of the FAFF Science Laboratory and Conference Complex at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU), Kukum Campus, last Wednesday. “There is an increasing demand…

GRML lauds gov’t for Taxation MOU

THE GRML Deputy General Manager, Mr. Allen Wang yesterday thanked the Government for its support towards Gold Ridge Mining Limited.  Mr. Wang was speaking during a brief but significant ceremony at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding relating to Taxation matters affecting Gold Ridge Mining Limited.  In his address Mr. Wang thanked the Government…

MP ‘IN THE MIX’

…as Police begin demolishing squatter houses in Lungga   POLICE have begun taking down houses owned by squatters in the Lungga area following a High Court eviction order issued in September last year. The land is said to be owned by businessman, George Wu, who had sought and received a High Court eviction order to…