Burglars took off with industrial tools

ALIGEGEO Provincial Secondary School (APSS) near Auki, Malaita Province lost valuable industrial tools when burglars broke into one of their industrial arts building over the weekend. The incident came as a shock to the school despite a 24-hour security service provided by a private security firm established at the school. A reliable source revealed to…

Fighting against disrespect

One way of changing the disrespectful attitude towards women is educating the youngsters of this country, says a High Court Judge. Justice Stephen Pallaras said this when asked if longer sentences imposed on crimes committed against women helped reduce the rate of crime against them and that if there are other ways to address the…

International election observers arriving

THE official international observer teams for next week’s National General Elections are starting to arrive in the country as of Monday. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Beraki Jino has confirmed this yesterday. Jino said two official teams from the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and the Commonwealth Forum Secretariat will…

World Vision welcomes new boss

World Vision Solomon Islands (WVSI) has a new Country Director. He is Janes Imanuel Ginting who arrived with his family last month (October). Mr. Ginting has a ‘Master of Science degree in Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries’ from the London School of Economics (UK) which was funded by the Chevening Scholarship. He brings…

Voters advised about alcohol ban

ALCOHOL will be banned during the election day next week. Nixon Manetoga, an inspector at Tetere Police station, North Guadalcanal highlighted this over the weekend at the official launching of Martin Sopage’s four years constituency plan at his home village of Parasisi. Guadalcanal Palm Plantation Oil Limited (GPPOL) workers, Tetere Police officers, chiefs and surrounding…

Customer strikes luck with Bemobile/Vodafone

The “Talk and Text” promotion Bmobile Vodafone introduced last month to allow its customers to subscribe to more talking time and texting is even better last week when Bmobile/Vodafone introduced the weekly give away $1000 shopping voucher. Adding more excitement to the “Talk and Text” promotion, Bmobile/Vodafone Solomon Islands has announced its first lucky winner…