GOV’T TOLD TO ACT ON REPORT

Laore reminds leaders of obligation By EDDIE OSIFELO ONE of the surviving members of the Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is calling on the government to implement the recommendations of their report through political will. This came after successive governments had failed to implement the Commission’s recommendations to date after they presented its…

Parl meet date set

PRIME Minister Hon. Rick Houenipwela has scheduled the date for the next Parliament sitting to Wednesday 28th February, 2018. The date was announced following the issue a letter of notification of commencement of Parliament by the Prime Minister to His Excellency the Governor General Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui GCMG CSI OBE, on Monday 12th February…

VEHICLE SHORTAGE

Police only have 100 vehicles, says police chief By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN   Police Commissioner Matthew Varley says the police force does not have many vehicles as people think. He was responding a questioned raised by a journalist at his weekly conference last week in relation to complaints made by the public in relation to the…

Aligegeo unveils new outfit

STUDENTS attending Aligegeo provincial secondary school this year will no longer use the famous yellow and blue uniform as the school now introduces a new pupils’ uniform. The school’s introduction of the new uniform also coincides with the introduction of new school badge and school motto. Aligegeo deputy principal Andy Tosasai confirmed this new development…

Stolen iphone returned

A FEMALE expat working for an international NGO here has expressed her joy at the return of her stolen iPhone last week. The woman has had her Phone snatched from her hand at the Borderline bus stop last month. “Thank you very much for the honesty shown by the one who returned it,” the woman,…

PM heads for MSG summit

Leaves on Monday with 7-member delegation Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela leaves today for the 21st Melanesia Spearhead Group (MSG) summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. He is leading a seven-member delegation. In Port Moresby, Houenipwela is expected to hand-over the MSG chairmanship to his PNG counterpart Peter O’Neill. This traditional handing over ceremony will…