In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

Father accused of raping daughters to face High Court Ngedea out on bail Sentencing for man who steals Father accused of raping daughters to face High Court A MAN accused of raping his teenage daughters over a period of two years since 2017 has been committed to stand trial in the High Court. This was after…

Central Kwara’ae development committee formed

  CENTRAL Kwara’ae Ward 2 developments committee has been form to implement the ward development ideas. Assembly Member for ward 2 Benjamin Baetalua acknowledged the appointment of his Ward Development Committee (WDC) for voluntarily taking up the task.   He explained the ward development committee will be responsible for the implementation of the development program in…

RSIPF arrests man for possession of marijuana

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) in Gizo, Western Province have arrested a male person on 8 October 2019 at the Gizo market after receiving information from a member of the community that he had dried marijuana (Indian hemp) in his possession. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Western Province, Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu…

First China team to assess projects here

The first Chinese Inspection team from the Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, BIAD, is currently in the country to assess the infrastructure requirements of four national projects and meet with relevant authorities about plans to kick-off project constructions. The Chinese Comprehensive Investigation Team led by Chef de Mission, Mr Liang Congzhong have met with government…

New office boosts Aust-SI trade relations

THE opening of the the country’s first Consulate General Office in Brisbane on Friday 5th October – signaling a new era in trade and economic cooperation between Solomon Islands and Australia. Minister of Foreign Affairs & External Trade Jeremiah Manele cut the ribbon to officially open the office, said a statement from the Government Communications…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Warrant of arrest for father who bit 2 yr old son * Man fined $300 for drinking in public * Bail ruling for Ngadea today Warrant of arrest for father who bit 2 yr old son   A WARRANT of arrest has been issued yesterday for the man accused of biting his son’s head. This…

43 nurses leave for Vanuatu

THE SECOND batch of nurses, 43 in total left the country on Monday to take up new jobs in Vanuatu. They are being recruited by the Vanuatu Government. Most of them will spend two years under their contracts, working in various clinics and hospitals around Vanuatu. They will join the 28 nurses that were recruited in July…