In Court with Assumpta

Man who trespasses into PM’s residence to reappear in court THE man who allegedly trespassed into the Prime Minister’s residence at Lunnga, East of Honiara during last November’s unrest will appear in court today. That is for him to take his plea to the charge of criminal trespass. His matter was earlier listed on Monday…

 “It’s like a dream come true”

JOEL Tereoha was born 11 years ago with severe Cerebral Palsy.  His Grandmother, together with his loving family, have coped with his disability until he became too heavy for them to lift. The Rotary Club of Honiara are engaged in an on-going project to source medical equipment for hospitals and clinics throughout Solomon Islands through…

Match week one done

TWELVE franchise football clubs played their opening matches to mark the start of the Telekom S-league (TSL) 2022/2023 season at the Lawson Tama Stadium over the weekend. Solomon Warriors FC was the first to register the first three points of the season, defeating Honiara City FC 4-2. The season’s second match saw Henderson Eels FC…

SECRET REVEALS

THE secret is out. Harvesting beche de mer in Solomon Islands is free all year round. This is based on a decision handed down by the Court of Appeal almost four years ago. The ruling on 12th October 2018 means that there is no “on-and-off” season for harvesting the multi-million-dollar beche de mer delicacy and…

New Fishery Centre on the way for Temotu Pele

Temotu Pele Constituency (TPC) is progressing work in collaboration with the Temotu Provincial Government (TPG) Fisheries Division towards establishing a new fishery centre to replace the previous Fishery Centre which was built in the 80s at Nyialo village in the Reef Islands. Initiated under the TPC development priorities for this year, the fishery project initiative…

NRH investigates hospital “drunk party” 

THE National Referral Hospital (NRH) executive management is now investigating complaints over an alleged “drunk party” inside the senior nurse’s office at the hospital’s Emergency Department.  NRH chief executive officer Dr George Malefoasi said the report is very disturbing and the NRH executive management is treating the matter very seriously.  He said investigation is now…

EX-MILITANTS PAYMENT QUESTIONED

OPPOSITION Leader Hon Matthew Wale has called on the Prime Minister and his government to clarify a planned payment to ex-militants. In a statement yesterday, Hon Wale said his office have been reliably informed that the Prime Minister and his Government are planning a $300,000 each payment to former militants. The Opposition Leader said his…