‘MPs most corrupt’

According to Global Corruption Barometer – Pacific 2021 MEMBERS of Parliament (MP) have been allegedly viewed as the most corrupt institution or group in the Pacific. This was highlighted on Tuesday at the launch of the Global Corruption Barometer-Pacific 2021 report at SIBC Leaf Hut in Honiara. The Vice Chairman of Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI)…

In court with Assumpta Buchanan

Closing subs on firearm defers to Nov 26 Closing submissions on the matter of a man accused of possessing firearm in his vehicle in Honiara last June had been deferred to November 26. The hearing of the closing submissions was supposed to be made on Monday. However, Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison who had just returned…

PFIZER IS HERE

US provide 100,620 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Solomons  THE country on Tuesday finally received the 100,620 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines from the United States Government through the COVAX Facility. This was made possible through a partnership co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and…

PM addresses OUR Party Convention

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has addressed the OUR Party Convention at the Cowboys & Grill today. Prime Minister Sogavare who is also the OUR Party Wing Leader said the political party grew from a humble and challenging beginning to the largest Political Party in the current National Parliament. The Prime Minister said in 2019, after…

In Court with Assumpta

Man to know fate over fraud voter’s registration, Nov 23 THE man accused of registering in several constituencies using different names in 2018 to vote at the last National General Election will know his fate on November 26. Alif Vai’s matter was listed for yesterday for the judgment. However, Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison who had…

SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

The National Scholarship Division (NSD) at the Solomon Islands Tertiary Education and Skills Authority (SITESA), Ministry of Education has announced that scholarship application for next year is now open. In a public announcement yesterday SITESA said it now welcomes and invite applications from Solomon Islands citizens only for Scholarship Awards that will be made available…

ONE DEAD IN LOVE AFFAIR ROW

Two others seriously injured from knife wound ONE person is dead and two others are badly injured following a fight fueled by a ‘love affair’ case in Arosi, Makira Ulawa Province, Monday. Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Kirakira yesterday confirmed the incident. An officer told the Solomon Star in an interview late yesterday…