‘HELP ME’

The final words from shop owner to her husband   THE husband of the Chinese woman who was allegedly stabbed to death inside her shop Point Cruz on Tuesday morning made a final pleading call ‘help me’ to her husband and says she was attacked. That’s according to Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau during his weekly press…

POTENTIAL SUSPECT IDENTIFIED

Police identify ‘Potential suspect’ in White Angel Building murder POLICE investigators have identified a potential suspect in their hunt for the killer or killers in Tuesday’s murder of a Chinese woman in the city’s central business district (CDB), sources told Solomon Star yesterday. The killing has raised a chorus of condemnation by the government and…

Laugu’s new coach

  LAUGU FC will head into the new Telekom Super League (TSL) season under the command of new coach Luke Eroi. This was confirmed by TSL Media. “Laugu United has appointed Luke Eroi as head coach for the upcoming TSL season.  “Eroi has the wealth of coaching experiences, under his guidance, he led Vanuatu club…

Car missing, search still on

THE hunt for a privately owned car that was stolen last week is still underway. An X-Trail car with a registered number plate MA 9604 and is in grey in colour has been snatched at the Rove Fish and Chips market in West Honiara last week. The owner of the car, the former national beach…

Traditional, cultural heritage workshop held in West Are’Are

RARIPAINA Biodiversity Conservation Association held a three-day traditional and cultural heritage safeguarding workshop at Haukona village in West Are’Are. Facilitated by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism facilitator Steven Namosu Paukari on the invitation from Raripaina conservation. More than 20 participants’ women and men including teachers as well from the nearby community attended the workshop.…

POTHOLE PROTEST

Villagers unhappy with the roads by planting suckers in muddy potholes   FARMERS in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita Province, have expressed their dissatisfaction by planting banana and taro suckers in muddy potholes along the south road in Central Kwara’ae. The action was taken after numerous calls to the government to repair and fix their roads fail…

Two provincial ward elections set for 19th May

TWO provincial ward By-Elections will also go to the poll on the 19th May along with South Choiseul National By-Election.  Chief Electoral Officer and Commissioner Mrs. Jane Waetara confirmed the election date appointed by the minister for the provincial government and Institutional Strengthening, Rolland Seleso.  “Mr. Seleso in an election notice appointed 19th May as…

New markets outside of city proposed

THE Government is proposing to build two new market facilities at both ends of Honiara City. One market facility will be built at Alligator Creek, East of Honiara while the other one is planned for the Poha-Mamara area, west of the city.  Minister for Provincial Government & Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) Rollen Seleso told Parliament this…

Veke: 2021 budget is the most inclusive

  THE 2021 Budget can be described as the ‘most inclusive budget.’  Minister for Police, National Security and Correctional Services, Hon. Veke’s highlighted this during his 2021 Appropriation Bill 2021 debate speech in Parliament this week, a statement issued by the Prime Minister Press Secretariat said. The Police Minister said the inclusiveness of the budget…

Govt denounces death of Chinese shop-owner

THE Government on Wednesday issued a statement denouncing the brutal nature of the death of a female Chinese national in Honiara yesterday and vows to bring the perpetrator(s) to face the full force of law. “The Government’s law enforcement institutions will not rest until those responsible are caught and punished,” the statement said. The Royal Solomon…