New Australian High Commissioner here

AUSTRALIA’S new High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Dr Lachlan Strahan, presented his credentials yesterday to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare.  Handing over his letter of credentials, Dr Strahan said Australia and Solomon Islands are neighbours, strong friends and close partners. “Australia and Solomon Islands have shared cordial relations since diplomatic relations were established in 1982,” he…

Premier Gina congratulates Maka’a

The Premier of Western Province David Lani Gina has joined leaders across Solomon Islands sending a Congratulatory message to the newly elected Premier of Makira Province Julian Maka’a, on behalf of the people in the Western Province. In his message he described the newly elected Premier as someone with a proper attitude and capacity taking…

KAUA OFF TO MALTA

SOLOMON Islands International Atkin Kaua has commenced his journey for trials with Maltese Football Club Tarxien Rainbows, Thursday. Kaua was farewelled by his club mates from Laugu FC, family and relatives who wished him all the best in his trials. This is his first ever trial with any club from Europe and Kaua understands it’s…

British High Commissioner meets PM

BRITISH High Commissioner to Solomon Islands His Excellency Brian James Jones has paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare at the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, OPMC, Thursday. Mr Jones said the British Government, through his office is looking forward to working closely with Solomon Islands on important upcoming events, reports…

Vehicle stolen from police custody

POLICE PROBE MISSING CAR By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN POLICE are investigating a vehicle that has gone missing from the Kukum Police Station compound last month. Acting Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau confirmed this at the first weekly commissioner’s media conference for this year, yesterday. “Police are investigating this matter and the Police’s Professional Standards and Internal Investigations…

Maka’a tipped to be next MUP premier

Maka’a: 14 Siapu: 6 By ANDREW FANASIA THE race for Makira Ulawa Provincial Premier’s position is currently with the camp led by Ward 10 MPA and former broadcaster Julian Maka’a. They are ahead of the former premier’s camp. According to reports from Kirakira yesterday, Maka’a’s camp are confident with their 14 MPAs mostly new ones.…