Cyanide

Dear Editor – Please publish the following: Elementally carbon and nitrogen Covalently bonded together dangerously On their own backbone of life and living Twisted by the developmental mafia To benefit themselves and their 33′ masters   The middle men eating up the natives Just like these buses eating us up… Turning whenever wherever to fill…

RIPEL announces ‘dividend’

LEVERS Solomons Ltd and Russell Islands Plantation Estate Ltd on Tuesday announced a $2 million dividend to the Lavukal land owners. The surprising announcement was made by chairman Patrick Wong in a press conference in Honiara on Tuesday. Mr Wong said the dividend was declared during the company’s board meeting held on September 18 last…

Police in GP uproot 570 plants of marijuana

Police at the Tetere Police Station in the Guadalcanal Province have uprooted 570 marijuana plants in the Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL) One and Totoba areas in North Guadalcanal on 3 February 2018. Supervising Provincial Police Commander Superintendent Nixson Manetoga says, “On Saturday 3 February at about 4am Tetere Police officers raided two marijuana…

Police News

* Appeal for assistance in search for missing persons* Police investigate sudden death in Western Province* Respect Honiara Central Market -PPC Honiara City Appeal for assistance in search for missing persons Police at Kirakira in the Makira-Ulawa Province have been approached to assist in the search for two male persons, in their 20s, missing at…

CYANIDE THREAT

Gold Ridge, Metapona communities at risk By CHARLEY PIRINGI The likely high presence of Cyanide in sediments at the nearby areas of Gold Ridge tailing dam in Central Guadalcanal as well as along the Metapona river in Guadalcanal Plains is putting communities livelihood at risk. That’s according to a local scholar, Dickson Boboria who has…

Election projects

Dear Editor – My recent holiday at Manawai,East Are’are taught me at lot of interesting things. The festive season itself brought together many people with different ideas on how they would like to see development in the rural areas. Last Christmas was unique in the sense that Manawai itself, there were talks of three major…