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A change maker’s story By GEORGIANNA MARGARETPAOA FM News “WHEN some people see me, they will think I’m a Criminal. No I’m a Kastom man.”  These are the words from a tattooist preserving his culture on his skin.  His arms, legs, chest and parts of his back are covered in the traditional designs of his…

Wale congratulates new DPP

OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale congratulates the newly appointed Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Rachael  Subusola Olutimayin. “The DPP is a very important office as it is the office responsible for sanctioning serious crime including those dealing with leaders in public offices hence, it is important that the government puts the right people in this office,”…

Investigation underway into logging deaths

POLICE investigation into the fatal traffic accident which claimed the lives of two people in East Malaita, last month is nearing its completion. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley told reporters at his weekly conference that their investigation will wrap up soon.  “Obviously our investigation will wrap up soon and will be submitting a brief of evidence…

GPPOL praises landowners

Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL) has commended landowners of Guadalcanal for hosting the nation’s big economic contributor. General Manager Craig Gibsone expressed this at Guadalcanal’s 35th Second Appointed Day celebration on Thursday. “For the past 14 years Guadalcanal province has hosted the operations of GPPOL in good and in bad times,” Gibsone added. He said…

Women help construct Mbokona school footpath 

A GROUP of women has supported Mbokona School in Central Honiara with the construction of a footpath. The footpath is being constructed by graduates from Infrastructure and Service Delivery Training (ISDT) offered by CAUSE Project.   Women graduates are the front liners in implementing the project. These women come from areas within Mbokona community.  Mbokona school…

Suidani: water project important for township

MALAITA premier Daniel Suidani says the Auki Water Supply Improvement Project is important for the township. He was speaking at the project’s ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday. “My government fully supports the project,” Suidani told Solomon Water’s acting chief executive officer Joe Sanga during the ceremony. “This water project does not belong to Solomon Water alone,…

Suidani: water project important for township

MALAITA premier Daniel Suidani says the Auki Water Supply Improvement Project is important for the township. He was speaking at the project’s ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday. “My government fully supports the project,” Suidani told Solomon Water’s acting chief executive officer Joe Sanga during the ceremony. “This water project does not belong to Solomon Water alone,…

Australian delegation visits Bio-security in Honiara

THE Australian Government initiative Strongim Bisnis joined an Australian High Commission delegation on afield visit to Bio-security Solomon Islands’ (BSI) facilities in and around Honiara on July 24. The Australian delegation was headed by High Commissioner Roderick Brazier, and included Chris Dale and Daniel Beard, from the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources. The…

Govt on water issue

THE Government is taking steps to address the water crisis affecting Honiara City. The two Ministries – Mines and Energy along with Forestry are handling the issue, Parliament was told on Wednesday. Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale on Wednesday asked Parliament about what actions the Government has taken to address the water crisis that has been affecting…

RSIPF thanks Makira-Ulawa communities for support

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Makira-Ulawa Province have arrested four people following investigations carried out on reported cases since the end of May 2019. The incidents in which the four people arrested happened in the following areas:  • Nafinutoga Village – an incident of intimidation and molestation which allegedly happened…