PM stands by West Papua

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will not be intimidated by Indonesia or other countries in the Pacific Islands Forum in its push for West Papua. And Mr Sogavare is willing to take it to the next level, to demand global action through its membership of the United Nations in New York. Speaking to journalists in Port…

Skyline settles hotel bill

One of the directors to Skyline Investment Group Company has settled the outstanding bill left behind by Jason Liu Tao at the Heritage Park Hotel. In an exclusive interview one of the directors Pan Yan Bing said, it was a misunderstanding by the landlord, since the bill was normally paid on Liu Tao’s credit card,…

Foundation supports pediatric ward

HAPI Isles Health Foundation continues its charity work to improve services for children at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) with the kind donations of taps and toilet equipments on Wednesday. The charity group stepped in with the kind donations after seeing the need to improve the services in the areas of washing and ablutions for…

PM visits Skyline office in Fiji

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has visited the Skyline Company’s office in Suva last week, while in Fiji for the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF). This was revealed to this paper by one of the Director to Skyline Group of Company Pan Yan Bing, who is is currently in the country after arriving from Fiji…

RAMSI briefs Makira on police rearmament

SEVERAL thousand participants and visitors to the 2nd Annual Banana Festival held at Kirakira, Makira-Ulawa Province from 1 – 4 September 2015 have been briefed on the Staged Limited Rearmament of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF). The community consultation team, consisting of representatives of the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services;…

PM now in Moresby for PIF summit

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare was among other regional leaders who were officially welcomed to the 46th Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders Summit in Port Moresby on Monday night. Mr Sogavare is attending the Summit with a 16-member delegation which is currently underway in Port Moresby. Governor of Papua New Guinea’s National Capital District Powes Parkop…

Woman pleads guilty to larceny

A WOMAN accused of stealing $3,800 from a man in 2013 at Point Cruz, Honiara, has confessed to the offence, Tuesday. The sentencing submissions and mitigation on her case will be made in court on September 10. Cathy Kerea of Central Province entered her guilty to the charge of larceny from a person before Magistrate…