Police presence at Lawson Tama

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has congratulated the football fans in Honiara and those who have travelled in from the provinces for their good behaviour during the first day of the OFC Champions League 2018 Group D playoffs last Saturday 24 February and calls for the same behaviour for the rest of the…

Police chief visits Noro

POLICE Commissioner Matthew Varley yesterday took time out to visit Noro town in the Western Province. A statement from the Police Media Unit said, the visit was to brief the Noro Town Leaders and members of the community on the facts and findings of the police investigation into the accidental death of a young man…

New members join YWPG

THE Young Women’s Parliamentary Group (YWPG) has inducted its 25 new members in Honiara over the weekend. YWPG is a group led by the Speaker of Parliament as its Patron and was established in 2011. The purpose of the group is to influence government policies through Parliament as the legislative and oversight arm of the…

Schools get Japan’s assistance

Two schools in the country have received assistance from the Japanese Government through the Grassroots & Human Security Project Grant, facilitated by the Japan Embassy in Honiara. The schools are Arnon Atomea Primary and Illia Primary Early Childhood Centre. Arnon Atomea is a school located in the heart of North Malaita and Illia is in…

Hou slams moves to oust ministers

PRIME Minister Rick Hou has denied any plans to sack ministers in his Cabinet. The Prime Minister issued a statement following a front-page article by Mr Alfred Sasako in the Island Sun on Monday, claiming that the Prime Minister could be dismissing five senior Ministers in his Cabinet. “These false rumors are advanced by people…

Murray’s hearing continues, Tuesday

The hearing of evidences on the million dollar fraud case of the former permanent secretary for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) Henry Murray and his wife Rose will continue today. This was after no hearing was conducted yesterday to allow prosecution to obtain documents from the bank and sort out documents for the court…

NURSES ISSUE STRIKE NOTICE

THE Solomon Islands Nurses Association (SINA) has issued a 28-day strike notice to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) last Friday over a possible breach by the Ministry over an agreement signed in 2007. National General Secretary of SINA Steven Maitani said under the Memorandum of Agreement, the Ministry of Health and the…

WHY POLICE INTERCEPTED

RSIPF explains why it intercepted 29 Bougainvilleans last week The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) says it had to intercept 29 Bougainvilleans traveling in three boats at sea near Vella la Vella Island in the Western Province on Tuesday 20 February because it had information that the group might pose a security risk to…