Murrays’ case before court today

The alleged million dollar fraud case against the former permanent secretary for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) Henry Murray and his wife Rose will be mentioned again in court today. Chief Magistrate Emma Garo on the last court date has already fixed a month long trial commencing on 21 February 2018. The mention of…

Police News

* Wife nabbed for injuring hubby* Wife attacker arrested* Boat collision leaves 15yr old injured* Police witness Manaoba reconciliation* Man wounded at Marau Wife nabbed for injuring hubby  A female suspect has been apprehended Police at Yandina, Russell Islands, in the Central Islands Province (CIP) on Wednesday – 10 January 2018 in connection to a…

Wife nabbed for injuring hubby

A female suspect has been apprehended Police at Yandina, Russell Islands, in the Central Islands Province (CIP) on Wednesday – 10 January 2018 in connection to a family violence incident. A police media unit statement said, the alleged incident occured at Ilua settlement on Banika Island. Yandina Police received the report and responded by attending…

Community help lauded

COMMUNITIES and villages in Renbel, Western-Shortland Islands, Temotu and Malaita Provinces have been commended for their support demonstrated towards the success of the  national Village Resource Survey (VRS) and Household Listing 2017-2018 initial phase in 2017. The survey was conducted under the responsibility of Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO).  Government Statisticians (GS) Douglas Kimi…

North Malaita drama

Constituents fight over roofing irons By LYNNISSHA RUNA SOME constituents in North Malaita reportedly fought over 6,000 sheets of roofing iron their MP sent to the constituency just before Christmas. Eye-witnesses told the Solomon Star the incident occurred at Malu’u sub-station when the barge carrying the roofing iron arrived there. “Our MP Jimmy Lusibaea actually…

NEW CHURCH MOVEMENT

A Church movement called Kingdom is gaining momentum with a lot of attention in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita province. This came after the church had attracted a lot of youths and people to follow its teaching. According to a Church leader in one of the mainstream Churches in Auki, said the movement has its own ways…

Seven charters arranged for students

THE National Training Unit (NTU) has arranged seven plane charters to fly students studying in Fiji this year.  NTU chief administration officer Hubert Gua revealed the arrangement this week as new and continuing students prepare to leave for Fiji for another year of study. He said the first charter will leave on January 27. “We’ve…

Reinventing roles to remain in business

THIS is a great day for Solomon Islands Postal Corporation. This sentiment was echoed by Alfred Ghemu, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Solomon Post, during his remarks to stakeholders at the Heritage Park Hotel on Monday. He said that for a long while now, the corporation has been searching for a way to…

Local bus owners to re-submit proposal

THE INDIGENOUS Bus Owners Association of Solomon Islands (IBOASI) will re-submit their proposal to Honiara City Council after it failed to act on it since 2015. This came after buses have protested HCC’s re-introduced long bus route on Tuesday citing costs of fuel and bad road conditions in and on the outskirts of the city.…