International youth day commemorated

Youths in Honiara on Thursday marked the International Youth Day, 2021 based on the theme ‘Transforming Food System: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”. The celebration of the day was held at the National Auditorium. Attending the celebrations were; Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Permanent Secretary of Women, Youth Children and…

Man nabbed over illegal gathering to be charged

POLICE will charge the man they arrested in connection to the Monday’s illegal planned protest at Kukum, Honiara. This was after they completed their investigation, Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau told reporters at his conference, Thursday. Mr Mangau said the man was arrested for aggressive approach and abusive and insulting behaviour towards police officers who try…

HEARTLESS FATHER 

Man rapes his four baby daughters A 36-year-old man has been arrested and remanded in custody for allegedly raping his four daughters between 2017 and July this year in Munda, Western Province. Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau said the suspect was arrested after the mother of the four victims reported the matter to the Munda Police.…

Wale cautions gov’t on delta preparedness

The Leader of Opposition, Hon. Matthew Wale, has cautioned the government to tread very carefully and adopt a zero risk approach in its preparedness for further repatriation flights that are likely to introduce the delta variant into Solomon Islands. Hon. Wale made this call in response to the Prime Minister’s statement on Monday this week…

SI amongst best pre-departure screening processes

SOLOMON Islands has one of the best pre-departure screening processes for incoming travelers and incoming vessels anywhere in the world. Speaking in during his weekly nationwide address, Monday, Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare said he was been informed about that, and this is where the country’s strength lies. “Because our capacity to manage community transmission…

Search called for missing diver

THE search for the missing diver at Rendova Harbour, Western Province has been called off after four days of search. The unsuccessful search was called off yesterday and a funeral service will be conducted later at the spot where he last dived. Liobo Micah Masakolo one of those who was part of the search team…

USP offer flexible fee payment

THE University of the South Pacific (USP) will now be offering flexible fee payment arrangements to its existing students wanting to continue studies in semester 2, 2021. In an email circulated to staff and students, it stated that students with debts less than FJD $1,000 can re-enroll in Semester 2. This means the account hold…

Preparation for big day underway

WARDS in Malaita Province have been preparing to host the Malaita 38th Second Appointed Day which will be celebrated Monday next week. This will be first time for Malaita Provincial Second Appointed day will be celebrated at the ward Level. This means that population who are living in rural parts of Malaita will have an…

CAUSE project continues to face-lift Gizo

THE Community Access & Urban Service Enhancement (CAUSE) Project continues to facelift Gizo, Western Provincial capital. Since the roll-out of the project few years ago it has engaged more  unemployed men, women and youths. And through the project they were able to help contribute to the many projects that have been undertaken in Gizo. On…