Police probes Kukum death

OFFICERS of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at the Naha Police Station in Honiara are investigating the death of an adult male person in a bottle shop at Kukum area, East Honiara last Thursday. A Police Media statement said the police was alerted after receiving calls from members of the public that the…

Alleged attackers to face court today

Seven men accused of attacking and damaging properties of North Malaita MP Senley Levi Filualea will appear in the Honiara Magistrate’s Court, Tuesday. This is for the mention of their matter before Principal Magistrate Fatima Taeburi. The seven men are  Iki Olomea, Simon Safusi, Arnold Emarald, Chris Lusibaea, George Lusibaea and two male juveniles both…

Suidani fires four ministers

MALAITA Province Premier Daniel Suidani has sacked four ministers of his Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government for failing to perform their duties. The four-sacked ministers are; minister for Forestry, Mines, Energy, Environment Management, & Conservation Martin Mae, minister for Land Administration, Reform, Survey, Housing Danny Mana Siau, minister of Commerce, Industry, Tourism and…

VIRUS DELAYS PROJECTS

THE timing of Chinese funded projects earmarked for Solomon Islands will be delayed a bit due to the current novel coronavirus outbreak in China. Counsellor (Political) and Deputy Chief of Mission for the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Papua New Guinea Yao Ming told the local journalist yesterday in Honiara. He said…

M4D fear coronavirus might reach Malaita 

Malaita for Democracy (M4D) Movement has call on the responsible authorities to keep an open eye for Chinese citizens doing business in Auki who are away to China for the Chinese New Year celebration.  M4D President Knoxley Atu said six Chinese national doing business in Auki are in China for the Chinese New Year celebration…

EVICTION SERVED AFTER 20 YEARS OF OCCUPANCY

PROMINENT Gizo businessman Mockson Aaron says he has not been given a fair opportunity  when served an eviction notice on Monday the 27th of January after 20 years of business and development in the KHY seafront area in Western province (WP). The Gizo Waterfront Night-Club and Restaurant owner received an eviction letter giving him notice…

Principal sends strict advice to pupils

The Anglican Church of Melanesia owned Bishop Norman Palmer School will begin its 2020 academic year tomorrow with very strict rules in place. School Principal Mathias Rorai said students must follow school regulations as soon as they become students of Norman Palmer. Rorai in an announcement made earlier said they really encourage students to have…

Wini confident 

Weightlifting queen aims to score points for Olympics By CARLOS ARUAFU Solomon Islands Weightlifting queen Jenly Wini Tegu remains confident she can score points to qualify for the Olympic Games despite just coming off her injury. Wini competed in the recent 2020 World Cup in Rome, Italy where she lifted 75KG in the snatch before…

CORONAVIRUS TRAVEL ALERT

Gov’t issues further advice for travellers Further to the announcement on Friday 31 January 2020 of regulations aimed at preventing the spread of the Coronavirus (2019-nCov) to Solomon Islands, the Solomon Islands Government provides further clarifications relating to the restriction of people entering the country. The Immigration (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (“the Regulations”) provide additional entry…