KNIFE ATTACK

Man lost left leg in knife attack in East Fataleka By BIRA’AU WILSON SAENIIn Auki  A MAN has lost a leg and two fingers in an early morning attack in Aifa village, East Fataleka, Malaita province. The victim was allegedly attacked by a group of men armed with bush knives who sustained severe injuries which…

WE ARE OUT

Solomon Is pulls out of key tuna deal By RONALD TOITO’ONAIn Manila SOLOMON Islands has pulled out from a key tuna deal called the Tokelau Arrangement, citing it as a danger for the country and its catch allocation in the future.  The Tokelau Arrangement is an agreement amongst Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) member…

Bechedemer exporters charged

THREE of the Chinese businessmen who were granted by the government license to export the lucrative bechedemer products were charged with four counts of criminal offenses by the Magistrate Court, Saturday afternoon. The Chinese men and their business houses are; Chen Zhen Company Limited located at Ranadi, Noelyn Bao and Xu Qiang of Oceanic International…

TIGHT SECURITY AT KGVI SCHOOL

Intruder assaults acting principal, causes damage By LESLEY SANGA SECURITY has been tightened yesterday at state-owned King George Sixth School after an outsider entered the school and allegedly assaulted the interim principal and caused damages to properties. The alleged assault came in the wake of the Ministry of Education’s decision to suspend the school’s principal…

Students boycott exams

KING George Sixth School students boycotted their end year examinations on Thursday, as they called on authorities to reinstate their suspended principal and his deputy. The school’s principal Samuel Fangata and his Deputy Johnny Tasa were suspended on Wednesday to allow the Ministry of Education to investigate the allegations against them. This has prompted the…