Ghiro visit PCDF projects in Western

The Minister for Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) Nestor Ghiro has visited some infrastructure projects funded by the Provincial Capacity development Fund (PCDF) in parts of Western Province last week. Mr Ghiro and his Permanent Secretary Stanley Pirione and other officials were in Gizo last week for an induction programme for members of the…

RSIPF open day this week

In a fulfillment of being “Polis Blo Iu” or “Your Police”, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) is opening its doors at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara and throughout the provinces to the public in a two-day open day program this Thursday and Friday. Assistant Commissioner of Police, National Capital and Crime Prevention…

ID CARDS WARNING

SIEC issues strong warning on card buying, selling The Office of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) on Monday issued a stern warning against the practice of ‘buying and selling’ voters identification (ID) cards. In a statement the Office labeled such action as similar to an act of bribery that can lead to heavy penalty…

Cash for ID tale revealed

Corruption in cross-border registration motivated by bribery has continued to be seen in West Honiara Constituency last Friday. The Solomon Star was told that some ignorant youths from East Honiara said they were promised $1,000 each in exchange for their voter Identification (ID) cards, after registering themselves. Around eight people residing in Panatina of East…

B’BUILDING CHAMP SET

SOLOMON Islands National Bodybuilding Federation (SINBF) is ready to host the National Body building & Physique championship at the Multipurpose Hall, this weekend. Vice president of the Solomon Islands National Bodybuilding Federation (SINBF), Dickson Kae confirmed to Star Sports that local bodybuilders vying to compete in the national championship are all prepared and are looking…