In court with Assumpta

* Alleged gold robber wants senior lawyer  * Trial SFA’s $375k theft continues tomorrow* Woman facing assault charge under warrant of arrest Alleged gold robber wants senior lawyer THE voir dire (trial within a trial) that was scheduled to commence last week on the case of the men accused of robbing gold bars and $140,000 in…

HORRIFIC DEATH

Female Chinese shop owner, 44, found dead in shop THE shocking discovery of the body of a 44-year-old female Chinese lying in a pool of blood in her own shop at the White Angel Building in Point Cruz had left chills amongst Honiara residents yesterday. This brought back memories of a similar incident that occurred…

Gov’t policy redirection?

Kuku says it needs clarity   WHILE the Government stated that the 2021 Budget underpins the so-called ‘policy redirection’ and government priorities for 2021 the Leader of the Independent Group of the Parliament said it is still not clear. In his debate on the ‘2021 Budget’ Independent Leader and Member of Parliament (MP) for North…

FAMILIES CHASED, HOMES TORCHED

Red Cross supports affected families in Guadalcanal Plains ABOUT 58 families in Tuebala village on Guadalcanal Plains are homeless and currently taking refuge at a church hall after their homes were burnt down during an attack as a result of a dispute.  The incident occurred at Tuebala village on Easter Monday – 5th April, a…