WE ARE PROTECTED

Varley: SI not an easy target for organised crime By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN   POLICE Commissioner, Matthew Varley says Solomon Islands isinsulated from organised crime around the world. Mr Varley made this sentiment at his weekly conference last Thursday, following the recent seizure of the 500 kilograms of cocaine from a yacht in Honiara the same…

Japanese envoy visits Sogavare

ACTING Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has received a courtesy visit from the Commander of the visiting Japanese Navy Vessel JS Sazanami, Shoji Ishikawa this week. He was accompanied by the Japanese Ambassador Extraordinarily and Plenipotentiary to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Shigeru Toyama on Tuesday afternoon. Speaking during the meeting, Commander Shoji Ishikawa expressed his gratitude…

REGISTRATION EXTENDED

THE Biometric Voter’s Registration deadline which was supposed to lapse on Thursday has been extended until 12 noon this Sunday. Chief Electoral Officer, Mose Saitala made the announcement with the assistance of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) officers just before 4pm on Thursday. The announcement was welcomed by a huge number of voters…

New potato planting tech encouraged

THE manager of Adaliua Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) demonstration farm, Samson Hsu has encouraged planting the Kumara by applying the row-mounting method. This method was introducing to improve traditional ways of farming local sweet potato. During a visit to Adaliua TTM last Wednesday, Mr Hsu displayed the product samples of row-mounting method. He explain that …