Australia supplies critical training, weapons to local Police

SOLOMON Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, senior cabinet members and Australian High Commissioner Dr Lachlan Strahan attended a “milestone” demonstration of Australian-supplied police weapons and training at Tenaru Firing Range on 5 July. The demonstration, which involved live-firing of new Short Barrel Riffle (SBR) – MK18 weapons, was led by the Royal Solomon Islands Police…

Happy 44th birthday Solomons

TODAY the country turns 44th since its birth as a country after gaining independence from the British Government in 1978. As a young nation that is still developing, that journey to nationhood has not been easy. Solomons has come a long to ensure it can stand on its own feet and support itself. Always referred…

‘VOTE FOR PARTY’

Suidani advices voters not to vote for independent candidates in next general elections AS Solomon Islands celebrates its 44th Independence since 1978, Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has advised his people with a key message ahead of the next national general election. Speaking at a community awareness Monday this week, Mr Suidani encouraged and adviced…

$5 BUS FARE ILLEGAL

Buses charging $5.00 for adult fares could face hefty penalties PUBLIC buses who are charging $5.00 as adult bus fare could be facing hefty penalties or fines, it was revealed yesterday. While others have been paying $5.00 to the dishonest buses, other commuters still maintains that the act of charging passengers with the said amount…

Military response not a solution

OPPOSITION Leader Mathew Wale insists a military response is not the solution to the country internal security. Instead, he said the permanent solution is a Government and Leadership that listens to the cries and voices of the people. He made this response in light of Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare statement of the need for a…