In Court with Assumpta

Man jailed for grievous harm Prosecution yet to amend charges Accused faces sentence Man jailed for grievous harm   A YOUNG man who attacked another man, injuring his left hand, has been sentenced to one year, two months in prison, Wednesday. Larrex Lulua was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of grievous harm. Principal Magistrate…

Auki cable landing station opened

DEPUTY Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga together with the Premier of Malaita Province Daniel Suidani and the Australian Deputy High Commissioner, Sally Anne Vincent officially opened the Auki Cable Landing Station for the Domestic Network, Friday.  The Cable Landing Station at Auki is a critical piece of the Solomon Islands Domestic Network infrastructure, housing the Auki…

Measles alert

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) is on alert in the wake of the measles outbreak in a number of Pacific Island countries. Health officials say they are now conducting a mass immunization campaign of children under six years, increased surveillance for the disease at ports and airports, and information for travelers entering…

PM returns from Australian tour

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has returned on Tuesday from his weeklong tour to Australia. Mr Sogavare travelled as guest of the government of Australia. The highlight of his official visit was receiving the Guardian Class Patrol Boat from the Australian Government, meeting with the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy and Industrial Relations, Bill Johnston MLA…