Express Freight now cargo agent for Air Niugini

EXPRESS Freight Management (EFM) has taken over the full responsibility as cargo sales agent for Papua New Guinea’s National airline, Air Niugini at Henderson International airport in Honiara. General Manager of Air Niugini Cargo Limited, Mr Gus Kraus and Branch Manager of Express Freight Management (SI) Limited (EFM), Jebs Benito made the formal announcement in…

Varley reveals benefits of joining INTERPOL

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) is now connected with other police organisations around the world, sharing and exchanging information on law and enforcement following its subscription to the International Police Agency, INTERPOL. But this will cost the RSIPF an annual subscription fee of about $140,000, according to Police Commissioner Mathew Varley. Varley said…

Queens meet the press

THE SEVEN contestants for the Miss Solomon Islands Pageant (MSIP) 2017-2018 crown met the local press on Thursday. The meeting with the press was their first public appearance following a restricted speech draw and photo exhibition at the Heritage Park Hotel on Wednesday. Miss Solomon Islands Pageant (MSIP) Director Joyce Konofilia said the press conference…

BLUE BOATS CLARIFIED

THE three Vietnamese Blue Boats will be destroyed as soon as possible. Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resource under-secretary Ferral Lasi told the Solomon Star the recent delay to destroy the boats is based on an arrangement with Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA). He said under the arrangement, a research team contracted by an Australian university…

Review of UN convention against corruption

The Solomon Islands has undergone the second cycle of review of the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption conducted by the Republic of Korea and Vietnam. Following an invitation by the Solomon Islands Government in June 2016 during the Implementation Review Group (IRG) deliberations in Vienna, Austria, Solomon Islands volunteered to be reviewed…

Constable now under investigation

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force Professional Standard and Internal Investigation (PSII) Division are now investigating the report of Police Constable Moffat Manelusi. Moffat is the son of Deputy Commissioner Operations Gabriel Manelusi. Young Manelusi over the weekend was alleged to have misused a police issued land cruiser on a drinking spree. Police Media Unit…

Basketball teams jet off

THE country’s women’s and men’s basketball teams jetted out of the country on Monday morning for Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). Both teams will participate in the 2017 FIBA Melanesia Basketball Cup in Port Moresby which will kick off today till next Sunday. The 2017 FIBA Melanesia Basketball Cup is an international basketball contested…