Teacher claims guard attacked him

A White River school teacher is nursing a wound on his forehead after the school’s security guard hit him with a hammer. Sam Urua’u said the attack was over the disconnection Solomon Water did to the school due to unpaid bills. Urua’u said the school has been without water supply since the last semester. He…

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Haomae resigned to contest election

The country’s High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea William Haomae is resigning to contest the Small Malaita seat. Haomae arrived back on Tuesday and is understood to have submitted his resignation letter to the Prime Minister’s Office. He checked into Mendana Hotel on arrival, but when the Sunday Star called his room on Thursday for…

New eye clinic for Malaita

MORE than 140,000 people of Malaita province now have improved access to better health services, with the opening of the Kilufi’i Eye and Non Communicable Disease Clinic at Kilufi’i Hospital. Australian High Commissioner Andrew Byrne, in his first visit to the province this week, officially opened the clinic in a ceremony at Kilufi’i Hospital which…

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Titiulu: Yes, I’ve got the report ATTORNEY General Billy Titiulu, confirmed he received a report regarding an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation into alleged corrupt payments Australian miners made to outgoing deputy Opposition leader Mathew Wale. The report was compiled by legal counsel for St Barbara, one of the mining companies that made the payments.…