PM Sogavare and delegates witness the RSIPF firearm capability demonstration

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his Cabinet Ministers witnessed the Police Response Team (PRT) under the National Response Department (NRD) of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) displaying the Public Order Management (POM) Interoperability Response Capability Demonstration Exercise at the Tenaru Firing Range this morning Tuesday 5 July 2022. Director National Response Department (NRD)…

Fuel rise force transport to stop

THE current fuel rise that takes the country by storm has forced some sea transportation operators to scale down their operation or just stop running transport since the weekend. A statement reaching this paper yesterday said fuel price in Noro has reached $24 per litre and Munda $20 per litre. This is a big hike…

MUSTARD SEED SCHEME

Rodgers: Its not an insurance firm SECRETARY to Prime Minister Dr Jimmy Rodgers said that Mustard Seed is not a health insurance but a comprehensive health care support for Members of Parliament and Public Servants. Dr. Rodgers made this clarification following allegations that Mustard Seed policies were becoming scam, resulting in thousands of dollars in…

Court rejects Vokia’s stay application

THE COURT has rejected the application to stay the criminal proceedings against Member of Parliament t (MP) for North East Guadalcanal Constituency Ethel Vokia and her husband Jamie Vokia and three others. Their lawyer had made an application for permanent stay of proceedings because of abuse of process. The prosecution however argued that there are…

First taxi service in Vella in operation

HISTORY has been written for Vella La Vella, Western Province after the first-ever taxi service for the island is now in operation in Southeast Vella Constituency. The service since its inception last year has been serving the public in that region, thanks to the Vonunu National Secondary School (VNSS) School Principal Lawrence Zaza. Speaking to…