Police arrest a man in Honiara for alleged electoral offence

Officers from the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) National Criminal Investigation Division(NCID) have arrested a man on the 12th of February 2019 for allegations instituted under the Electoral Act. Police made the arrest after receiving referrals from the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) revealing details of a 50-year-old man from Malaita Province registered to…

Call to remove wreckage

LOCAL farmers and fishermen coming in from the provinces to sell their produce and catch are calling on the responsible authorities to remove the two ship wreckage in front of the Central market and repair the wharves for proper use. The call was made through the Solomon Star North West Guadalcanal Stringer John Toki following…

Passport shortage affects students

LOCAL students preparing to travel overseas to undertake their studies this year have been affected with the current shortage of ordinary passports. Reports reaching the paper said the current green coloured passports are out of stock and Government is currently in the process of sourcing more passports after payments were made. Only the Official passport…

Businesses warned over robbery 

BUSINESSES and business owners around the country were being urged to take extra precautions as robbery incidents are increasing at the moment . Police Commissioner, Mathew Varley said people are aware that businessmen are moving around the country with bags of money and obviously that creates security. Varley highlighted this following the recent robbery incident…