Garu: police make progress

MINISTER for Police, National Security and Correctional Services, Moses Garu says the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) is progressing on the right trend in this post RAMSI era. Speaking on the floor of parliament during the Motion of Sine Die on Monday, Mr Garu urged the country to trust the work of the police.…

Gov’t urged to help

PROVINCIAL premiers and the Deputy Mayor of Honiara City have strongly repeated their call on the National Government to allocate adequate resources to strengthen the revenue collection capacity of provincial governments. The provincial leaders resounded the call on day two of the 9th Premier’s Conference currently underway in Auki, Malaita Province, following presentations by a…

A call to reactivate Avu-Avu Police post

A FORMER Councillor of Peace and Monitoring Council Casper Joseph Fa’asala calls on responsible authorities to reactivate the police post at AvuAvu. He made the appeal in response to recent incidents of rape and murder in the Weathercoast area of Guadalcanal. Mr Fa’asalas aid this issues and conflicts will never stop; it has been going…

ON HOLD

USP holds back students’ grades due to arrears By SIMON ABANA HUNDREDS of government-sponsored students’ final grades are on-hold due to unpaid arrears incurred in semester two of the 2017 academic year. Severely hit are students studying at the University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala and Honiara campuses. USP released semester two grades this…

HUNGER STRIKE

Vietnamese man skips meal in protest By TEDDY KAFO  A VIETNAMESE National Van Thang Nguyen went on hunger strike at the Rove police cell, West Honiara since the weekend. A well placed source within the Correctional Services told the Solomon Star that the Vietnam man refused to eat his daily meals provided to him at…

One thing leads to another

Dear Editor – Just a personal observation and the views here are without prejudice as they say in the legal fraternity and more. Recently featured in your paper and other media outlets, there’s a campaign going on for gender equality. At the outset, I must say that I am 100% in supporting gender equality. No…