Wife turns husband to police

POLICE in Gizo, Western Province, have arrested and charged a male adult for allegedly producing homebrew in the township after the suspect’s wife reported the matter to the police. Police confiscated a 20-litre bucket and 70-litre bucket of the illegal homebrew when they arrested the suspect at his home in Gizo on Thursday. The suspect…

Bridge workers want payment

WORKERS of Asimana bridge maintenance contract have demanded the contractor and the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) to pay up their outstanding payments by the end of this month. The workers had already completed the bridge repair works but no payments were given to them since early June this year. Reports reaching Solomon Star Auki…

Ramohia unveils Malaita Day theme

MALAITA premier Peter Ramohia has unveiled his province’s Second Appointed Day theme ahead of the August 15 celebrations. “Embarking on community governance and customary land reform as strategy for sustainable development of Malaita Province” is the theme. A few weeks ago, the public raised questions about what could be the theme for this year’s celebration…

SIAVRTC hails partnership

SOLOMON Islands Association of Vocational Rural Training Centre (SIAVRTC) has acknowledged the Solomon Islands government partnership with the Japanese governments which has transpired in development assistance programs for rural training centres. The Japanese government over the years since establishment worked in partnership with the Solomon Islands government continued to provide assistance to schools and communities…