Sir Chan supports APS with $30k

Interim president of United Democratic Party (UDP)has handed over a cheque of thirty thousand dollars $30,000 to support the infrastructure development of the Auki Primary School (APS) in Malaita province. The cheque was handed over to the APS deputy headmaster (Primary Division) Mr Raphael Angi’i by representatives from the UDP Billy Kwasaimanu and the UDP’s…

Home razed over sorcery claims

A MAN and his family remain homeless after their home was burnt down over the weekend after being accused of practicing sorcery. The incident occurred after a group of angry men retaliated over claims that Daniel Douglas from Temotu who was residing at Lunga, East Honiara had cast a spell on a female student. The…

Veke acknowledges investors

INVESTING in Guadalcanal had its own challenges and benefits but the fact that you have actually invest indicates your willingness to see Guadalcanal improve in its socio economic needs. Premier Anthony Veke made the remarks at Guadalcanal second appointed day as he acknowledged investors who have taken on the challenge to invest in Guadalcanal province.…

Door to door campaigning starts

WITH the national general elections only months away, there have already been reports of fierce door to door campaigning done by intending candidates in communities within the national capital. Reports reaching this paper claimed that a good number of intending candidates have already started holding community meetings and also visited homes in attempts to win…

‘Do not under estimate the nature’

Out board motors (OBM) drivers throughout the country have been reminded not to under estimate the power of nature. Wheatley Douglas, a marine officer based in Gizo, Western province made this call yesterday after the search for the five missing men was called off. The incident happened on Thursday when a boat carrying seven people…

US Secretary of State to visit here

AFP – U.S Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Myanmar, Australia and Solomon Islands later this month, the State Department says. Kerry will arrive in Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw on August 9 where he will meet government leaders and attend a series of gatherings including the ASEAN Regional Forum and East Asia Summit ministerial…

BOAT SINKS, FIVE MISSING

SEARCH is underway for five people who have gone missing after their boat sank last week in the Western province. Reports reaching the paper said a ray boat believed to be powered by a 60 horse-powered outboard motor (OBM) carrying seven males sank between the open waters of Vella La Vella and Choiseul. The boat…

JFK’s last surviving rescuer died

Former US President JF Kennedy’s surviving rescuer has died at his home village at the age of 94 yesterday. The brave Aaron (Eroni) Kumana was one of the two brave Solomon Island scouts during the height of the WWII recognised for saving the life of US former president John F Kennedy. For without the two…

Noro school hall project gets support

Bolton International of United States and Indonesia has offered help to fund Noro community high school (NCHS) multi-purpose  hall. According to Omoro newsletter which was launched on Friday in Noro it highlighted the building is progressing and hopes to be completed by the end of this year. Donor, namely Bolton International, is eager to see…