SUSPICIOUS WEALTH

Gov’t pledge to tackle unexplained wealth THE Government will bring to parliament an Unexplained Wealth Bill. And Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said this will go in as a separate bill. He announced this in parliament. “Although the National Anti-Corruption Strategy bill may not address the unexplained wealth issue, a separate bill will be brought into…

CELL BLOCK REVELATION

Remandees fed biscuit, tea REMANDEES placed at the Central Watch House in Honiara are fed biscuit and tea for breakfast and dinner, a coronial inquiry into a custody death was told on Thursday. They receive no lunch, the inquiry into the death of David Saemala, 23, who died while in police custody at the Central…

SATSOL TV for Children’s ward

CHILDREN at the Children’s Ward (Paediatric) at the National Referral hospital couldn’t help but smile after new TV screens were installed within the two wings by Satsol staff. Being looked after by the Hapi Isles Health Foundation, and working with Satsol, three flat screen TVs were installed and handed over to the doctors and nurses…

Vendor salutes Betel-nut law

THE new Betel-Nut Ordinance 2016 which will soon be passed by the Honiara City Council (HCC) has received huge applause from members of the public, following its confirmation by the City Clerk, this week. Clerk Charles Kelly told the media this week that the ordinance has been completed and is awaiting its unveilingin a full…