More buses apprehended

MORE disobedient buses were flagged down by Honiara City Council (HCC) Law Enforcement officers in the past days. The more than 30 buses were said to have been caught using fake destination sign boards and employing the most-discouraged short route. These buses can be seen assembled behind HCC main office which they are expected to…

PM’s NEW HOME

THE official residence of the Prime Minister will be relocated from Vavaya Ridge and built on the hill-top next to the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) office overlooking Lawson Tama stadium. A statement from Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) explained that this new PM residence development was based on Government’s Policy initiated in 2016. “All preparatory…

10 bed arrangement intact

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services has remained tight-lipped over the sexual assault of a 24 year old local patient at St. Vincent Hospital in Sydney Australia. According to Australian police documents tendered in a Sydney court last Friday, it was alleged that former honorary consul in Sydney Sir Trevor Garland allegedly sexually assaulted…

Victim’s father unhappy with Garland

FATHER of the 24 year old local who was a victim in the Trevor Garland alleged sexual assault case says that he is really disappointed with Mr Garland and wants authority to investigate and make sure he fully meets consequences. Speaking exclusively to the Solomon Star on Monday, the father who declined to be named…

Police News Update

Slight drop in reported traffic cases in Honiara27 plus crocs killed so far by RSIPF Slight drop in reported traffic cases in Honiara The Police National Traffic Department has reported a slight drop in the number of reported traffic cases in Honiara during the first few weeks of January 2018.  This was revealed in a…

In court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Rape accused remanded* Lad detained for misleading officer* Manelusi denies allegation* Prosecution to decide Kouvare break-in case Rape accused remanded   A 23 year-old man has been remanded in custody yesterday for allegedly raping a 16 year-old girl at a village in Marau Sound, East Guadalcanal. John Wisi faces charges of rape and intimidation.…

Taro relocation plan remains a priority

Although the Taro Township Relocation Plan is behind the expected schedule, it still remains the Province’s top project priority. This sentiment was echoed by the Premier of Choiseul Province Mr Jackson Kiloe during an exclusive interview with Star National Magazine during its recent visit to the Provincial Centre. The Premier stated that the eventual success…