Archbishop of Canterbury arrives

The Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby and his team arrived in the country on Sunday afternoon for one three days visit. A  high level delegation from the Church of Melanesian led by the Archbishop of the Church of Melanesian in Solomon Islands the Right Reverend David Vunagi and members…

Community development highlighted in Kirakira

World Vision joined the celebrations of Makira/Ulawa Province’s second appointed day last week and continued with a three days mini fair show. The mini show from August 4-6 saw World Vision’s Makira Area Program displaying their project activities as part of the celebration and show casing four projects namely, Makira Climate Change Adaptation project, Makira…

MMF attacks DPM over comments

Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) has described the comments of deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga as shameful and nonsense. Speaking in response to comments made by Maelanga last week, forum president Charles Dausabea said it was sad to see a Malaitan leader was being spoon fed with words that only make him look foolish. “Why does…

Police update from last week

Disturbances and disorderly behaviour continue top police list last week again as of Monday 4 August  to yesterday Sunday 10 Aug 2014. As the Acting Assistant Commissioner for national capital Gabriel Manelusi he said he was concern with such behaviour. “I’m very concern about the continue of this behaviour the previous week which recorded 31…

Government warned

Top Australian lawyer warns gov’t over Prendergast’s appointment A top Australian Lawyer has cautioned the government to think carefully and make a good decision regarding its newly appointed police commissioner Mr Frank Prendergast. Writing from Australia the lawyer who wishes to remain anonymous told this paper Mr Prendergast is still under investigation by the Australian…

Third man in custody over ATM robbery

A third accused is now in custody following the alleged robbery of the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) at the Kwaimani Building in East Honiara last month. Dilo Faiga joins security officer Joe Silas and the driver of the car used in the alleged robbery, Saverio Sulimae in custody. He surrendered himself to police and was…

PM vow to pursue West Papua issue

Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo pledged to pursue the West Papua issue through Solomon Islands’ newly establish diplomatic office in Indonesia. When asked on Friday on arrival from his recent overseas leg of visits about the West Papua issue, Mr Lilo said the Solomon Islands – Indonesia bilateral relationship is a platform to ensuring misinformation…