Search for robbers is on

Search for the three armed men with ski-masks who took off with more than $200,000 after raiding BSP bank Auki intensifies whilst lead behind their escape route is made known. A police source said the masked men made their way into the bush after their getaway car tyre punctured. They were last seen at Gwouno’a…

Auki BSP resumes services

Malaita’s Bank South Pacific in Auki resumes business yesterday after the robbery on 27 November in which three armed men wearing ski-masks raided the teller’s bench and took off with more than $200,000. The robbery which happened 11:25am forced the bank to close its doors for the rest of the day with only ATM machine…

High volume treatment at dam

ABOUT 550 cubic meters of water will be expected to be treated per hour from the tailing dam at Gold Ridge east of Honiara, when the de-watering commences in the coming weeks. This was revealed by Kale Cheeseman, managing director of the Remote Water Treatment Services (RWTS) during a site visit through the dam last…

Renbel govt welcomes court order

Last week’s High Court Order against the APID company has been welcomed as a relief-spell for the people and leadership of Renbel province.  In a statement, Renbel Premier Hon Collin Singamoana said, that this Order has brought some degree of respite and encouragement for them in their battle against the APID company, which has besieged…

Tanangada hits back

The MP for Gizo-Kolombangara Hon Jimson Tanangada says he was shocked at the manner in which prominent Independent Group politicians use cheap political tactics in their effort to garner public support, saying Solomon Islanders deserve better. Hon Tanagada was referring to an Independent Leader’s media statement on Friday which stated that he (Hon Tanangada) was…