WOMAN’S PARTNER GIVES IN

Man surrenders to police after partner’s death A MAN surrendered to police yesterday after his female partner, who was admitted at the National Referral Hospital last Saturday, died on Tuesday. Honiara police confirmed the man, whose name and ethnicity is yet to be released, gave himself up to police at 9.40am on Wednesday. He is…

Tribute to a young leader

A SELFLESS soul, always putting others first, always the last to talk and very professional and diligent in her work. A person who do not want to be given special treatments. That’s the Kyera we know and we will miss. The Young Women’s Parliamentary Group (YWPG) pay tribute to their Leader, Kyera Varnel, also known…

Missing import parts

Dear Editor – T. John of East Honiara in Solomon Star issue No. 6603 of Friday 26 May, 2017 has raised the above very important public concern. I write as former employee of then (BSIPA) British Solomon Islands Ports Authority that imported goods must be checked properly and received in good order and condition on…

Importance of GEWD

THE revised Gender Equality and Women’s Development (GEWD) policy will continue to guide government to improve on the areas that have been lagging. That was according to the Minister for Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and family affairs Freda Tuki. “The promise of strengthening the institutions and systems, and allocate resources for implementation through the…

WOMAN DEAD AFTER ASSAULT

Police investigate incident A WOMAN, who was allegedly assaulted by her partner, died at the National Referral Hospital in Honiara yesterday. White River police in west Honiara confirmed the death of the 48-year-old mother after she was assaulted on Saturday night. “The woman received wounds and had bruising on her body as result of the…