GP assures PM of support

THE Guadalcanal Provincial Government has assured Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare of their support to the DCGA Government in achieving its policy objectives and its National Development Goals.  Premier Francis Sade and his delegation recently paid a courtesy call to the Prime Minister and personally conveyed his provincial Government’s solidarity with Prime Minister Sogavare and the…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

Man who assaults girl 10yrs ago sentenced Disclosures for duo ready Call to protect females against sexual assault Man who assaults girl 10yrs ago sentenced A man who confessed to an indecent assault offence he committed 10 years ago has been sentenced last Friday to 12 months imprisonment. The 27-year-old man referred to as BN…

Lead by example ‘GG reminds MPs’

GOVERNOR General His Excellency Sir David Vunagi reminds Members of the Parliament (MPs) to lead by example and live up to the expectation of the country as national leaders. Sir Rt Rev. Vunagi made this profound statement when he delivered the ‘Traditional Speech from the Throne’ in parliament to open the 3rd meeting of the…

LOCKDOWN, ITS IMPACT

A LOCKDOWN for the Solomon Islands will have a number of serious implications for the country. Secretary to Prime Minister (SPM) Dr. Jimmie Rodgers made the comments when responding to a question of locking down the country during a talkback show over the weekend.  Dr. Rodgers through a statement from the Prime Minister Press Secretariat…

Students call for immediate evacuation 

SOLOMON Islands students studying at various Universities in the Philippines are calling on the government for an immediate evacuation as Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases upsurges in the host country. A student studying at AMA University in Quezon City, Manilla said the cases reported are climbing above 50 and it is becoming a huge concern for them.…

Parliament opens today

The third (3rd) meeting of the 11th Parliament will open today, Monday the 16th of March 2020 with a speech from the throne by His Excellency the Governor-General. The ceremonial speech from His Excellency Sir David Vunagi GCMG KStJ will be delivered after the house meets for prayers and the Speaker’s announcement, a statement from…

Still no confirmed Covid-19 case

THERE is still no confirmed case of Coronavirus for the Solomon Islands. Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) Mrs. Pauline McNeil revealed this during a talkback show at the SIBC leaf hut yesterday in Honiara. “There is still no confirmed case of COVID-19 as yet from the two suspected cases. “The…

Lake Tegano Red flagged

The World Heritage-listed Lake Tegano in East Rennell is now under the danger list, says the United Nation Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) country representative, Christina Bakolo. Ms Bakolo revealed this during a dialogue called by the Solomon Islands World Heritage in East Rennell or the Core Team, last Thursday in Honiara. According to…

Kooline coach satisfied

The coach for the SIPA Futsal league champions, Kooline, Stanley Puiarana feels satisfied after winning the SIPA Top Eight Futsal Challenge third-fourth playoff at the Multipurpose Hall, Saturday. Kooline defeated Mataks 8-4 in the loser’s final match on Saturday. Puiarana said they concentrated on their defense and made use of their scoring chance. “Really impressed…