New rest house unveiled in North Vella

A new community rest house was unveiled at Irigila village,North Vela La Vela in the Western province, Monday this week.  The rest-house was the initiative of Irigila community which had begun its construction May this year. The assistance came from Member of Parliament (MP) for North Vella La Vella, Hon. Milner Tozaka. The rest-house featured…

Police retrieve missing boat

POLICE have successfully retrieved the boat, believed to have gone missing between Gizo and Choiseul last month. The ray boat, which had in it seven passengers, went missing on its way to Choiseul with only two survivors successfully rescued, a corpse believed to be the driver of the boat (found two weeks after the incident)…

MV Kosco held at Ringi

COASTAL freighter, MV Kosco was reported held up at Ringi in the Western Province on Monday night by relatives of a man who was claimed to have fallen over board and is yet to be found. However, latest reports from Gizo last night say the vessel was released late on Tuesday and allowed to continue…

Tango told to step down

THE five-week long political impasse that has got many people questioning who is the legitimate premier for Renbel province continues with Johnston Timothy calling on Premier Lence Tango to step down. Mr Johnston was elected recently as the new premier of Renbel having had the majority of assembly members over ousted Premier Lence Tango. However,…

Medical graduates still in Cuba

TWENTY-TWO recently graduated medical students are still waiting for flight arrangements to return home from Cuba. According to reports reaching the Solomon Star, the students are waiting on the Ministry of Education to arrange and confirm their return flights. The students graduated in July in a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo and…

Timothy: I still have majority

RECENTLY elected Renbel premier Johnston Timothy says he still has the majority to rule the province. This is despite a letter from the Attorney General declaring that ousted premier, Lence Tango is legally the province’s Premier. Speaking to this paper yesterday, Mr Timothy refused to go into a war of words with Mr Tango or…

Work starts on Kamaosi road

WORK on the much waited Kamaosi Road project in the Gao/Bugotu area of Isabel Province started on Monday this week. Chief Hugh Tazzy Bogese of the area reported that machineries for the construction work were shipped and off loaded last week at Kasera port. He said that the Isabel provincial government has contracted Glengrow, a…