MORE WORKERS AUST BOUND

Warned against alcohol consumption and running away from place of work   AS the labour mobility scheme continues to expand a total of 160 Solomon Islanders will jet out of the country today in two separate flights to work in Australia. At the same time they are being reminded of ‘Zero Tolerance on Alcohol’ consumption,…

‘New World’s papers in order to operate’

NEW World Limited is legally registered to operate on West Rennell, government officials confirmed on Wednesday. The confirmation has smashed to shreds claims by Solomon Resources Management Ltd – a rival logging company – that New World Limited was operating illegally on West Rennell. “New World Ltd is operating legally on West Rennell. Its papers,…

Sir Moon Pin Quan farewelled

A DEVOTED father, a national hero and a legend to all is what Late Sir Moon Pin Literati Quan will be remembered for. These were the sentiments highlighted yesterday during a memorial service for Late Sir Quan held at Holy Cross Cathedral. The service was attended by Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer and his wife,…

SINPC announces Para-athletes squad

THE Solomon Islands National Paralympics Committee (SINPC) has released the names of the National Para Sports Squad for upcoming International, regional and domestic Para sports events. Seventeen men and women were selected from recent training camps organized by the SINPC. The first sports event these selected athletes will take part in is the upcoming Solomon…

Illegal activities exposed

‘Sex-workers pose threat to the nation’ FREQUENT illegal visits by local sex-workers to foreign vessels that dock at the Honiara habour pose a big risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 into the city. This was brought to light by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday in his nation-wide address as he warns sex-workers against visiting…