Hit and run accident

A MAN is dead after being hit by a passing vehicle over the weekend. Reports reaching the paper said the hit and run incident occurred on Saturday night around 7pm while the deceased was attempting to cross the main road from the Carpenters Hardware area, Ranadi, East Honiara. The deceased is believed to be from…

Heavy showers expected

HEAVY SHOWERS are expected in parts of the country the weather office has advised yesterday. This is due to a trough that is moving westward. In a weather advise number one (1) the office said heavy rain alert issued by the Solomon Islands Meteorological Service at 5 pm yesterday evening revealed that a heavy rain…

Chair of MSG congratulates Sir Frank

The Chair of the Melanesian Spearhead Group and Spokesperson of the FLNKS of Kanaky New Caledonia, Mr Victor Tutugoro, congratulated His Excellency Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui, on his reappointment as the Governor General of Solomon Islands. Mr Tutugoro, in a congratulatory letter to His Excellency Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui, said he believes that the reappointment…

Gov’t sued: Renbel gov’t challenges decision to issue mining licence in APID

The Renbel provincial government is opening a court case against the Government through the Ministry of Mines and Energy, over a decision to issue a mining licence to Asia Pacific Investment and Development (APID). Provincial Secretary (PS) of Renbel province is challenging the decision and will today take the outgoing Minister, Director and Permanent Secretary…

Choiseul police on outreach program

CHOISEUL provincial police have successfully conducted an outreach program to communities in North Choiseul last week. The police officers organised the awareness which coincided with a sporting event at Bangara community. During the event the police raised awareness on domestic violence, illegal side of smoking marijuana, drinking kwaso (homebrew) and abuse. Choiseul provincial police commander…

[email protected] interns leave for Taiwan

Three interns who have successfully gone through the [email protected] internship program left the country for Taiwan yesterday to undergo further vocational training. Heading for Tai-Chunghua-Nantou Regional branch Institute for a 3 month study program on various fields ranging from, computer applications and networking to Refrigeration and air-conditioning. The interns were handpicked by [email protected] for the…