‘HOLD ON, DON’T PANIC’

Council officers in panic as internal Auditors start digging into ‘Sore Report’  INTERNAL auditors are believed to have begun digging into the substance of allegations raised in the report prepared by former Clerk, Rence Sore.  A copy of the report titled, Political Interference in the Management of Honiara City Council: Presenting the case of dissolution…

HCC grants building permit to CCECC

HONIARA City Council (HCC) Lord Mayor, Eddie Siapu has officially handover the HCC building permit to China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation (CCECC), to build seven sports facilities in the capital for the 2023 Pacific Games. The building permit was received by CCECC Project Manager, Pengfei Huang during the historical ground breaking ceremony, Wednesday. Before…

SI, PRC ties stronger

The historic groundbreaking ceremony to officially begin construction of major sporting infrastructures in Honiara on May 5 has demonstrated the growth of the Solomon Islands-China relations in a short span of time. The state of the art stadium project is one of the important outcomes of the consensus reached by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and…

Drug dealer in Makira probed

POLICE at Kira Kira in Makira Ulawa Province are investigating a 36-year-old male person for being in possession of marijuana. The man was caught on 23 April 2021, a statement issued by Police Media Unit said. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Makira-Ulawa Province Superintendent Peter Sitai said it was alleged that on the 23 April 2021 police…

$37M HELP

Australia delivers $37m Covid-19 support to SOEs’ SOLOMON Airlines and Solomon Water are the beneficiaries of Australia’s latest funding support totalling $37 million, it was announced Thursday. Australia’s High Commissioner, Lachlan Strahan and the Minister of Finance and Treasury, Harry Kuma signed the funding agreement on Tuesday 4th May, a statement issued by the Australian High…

Police arrest 6 people for raping a-13-yr-old student in Choiseul Province

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at Taro Police Station have arrested six suspects for the alleged rape of a 13-year-old female student at Pangoe village in Choiseul Province on 29 April 2021. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Choiseul Province, Superintendent Vincent Eria says, “Five suspects in relation to the rape incident are in their 20s…

Games project bolster S.I/PRC relations

THE 2023 Pacific Games stadium project will continue to strengthen the bilateral relations between Solomon Islands and the People’s Republic of China (PRC). This was the clear message coming from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Ambassador to Solomon Islands His Excellency Li Ming and Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare speeches. They both delivered their speeches…