Aiwosuga applauds officers

THE Honiara city council (HCC) law enforcement officers have been commended for assisting the police apprehending a murder suspect. Chairman of the Law Enforcement Division of the Honiara City Council, Charles Aiwosuga made the acknowledgement following an incident which left a youth dead at the King George market, East Honiara over the weekend. It was…

Bmobile-Vodafone special for NPF members

BMOBILE-VODAFONE has introduced a new deal with National Provident Fund (NPF) members in the country, this month. The deal will see NPF members who are Bmobile-Vodafone customers able to purchase the Vodafone Grand 6 by 40 percent off. “Get 40% of the Vodafone Grand 6 simply by showing your NPF card. It’s gotta be the…

Kazakhstani ambassador meets PM Sogavare

Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Solomon Islands His Excellency Usen. A. Suleimen has paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in Honiara on Tuesday. At the brief meeting, Ambassador Suleimen conveyed his President’s and the Kazakhstani Government’s greetings to the Prime Minister and the people of Solomon Islands. Ambassador Suleimen informed Prime Minister Sogavare of…

Group denies tension rumours

GUADALCANAL Post Conflict, Reconciliation, Rehabilitation and Restoration Association (GPCRRRA) has denied any rumour of the repeat of the civil unrest. The rumour is circulating within Honiara, provincial centres and villages. President of GPCRRRA, Joseph Sangu and his vice president, Andrew Te’e said the rumour of another civil unrest is not true. “GPCRRRA investigations around Guadalcanal…

MSG too politicised: Ambassador Joy

PORT VILA, (VANUATU DAILY POST) – The Vanuatu Ambassador to Brussels, Roy Mickey Joy, says the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) is too politicised, has lost its Melanesian integrity and what it stood for. Ambassador Roy made the statement to Daily Post when asked if he was still interested in the possibility of becoming the next…

Gov’t denies SIPA privatization claim

The Office of the Prime Minister has refuted media reports carried in the Island Sun newspaper that seeks to portray a calculated government move to privatise the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA). The Office of the Prime Minister states the decision to temporarily move Solomon Islands Port Authority’s (SIPA) portfolio from the Ministry of Infrastructure…

Caucus yet to discuss PAs

CAUCUS is still to discuss the 17 political appointees of the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government where their contracts have expired on 18th April. Special Secretary to the Prime Minister, Andrew Muaki said they have not set the agenda ahead of Caucus meeting today. Insider sources said the 17 PAs have still received their…

Court takes mid-year vacation

The High Court is currently on its mid-year vacation which will last for two weeks. This means there will be no court sittings for criminal and civil cases except for urgent hearings and matters that has previously been fixed to be heard during this two-week break period. The High Court registry office will however remain…