BSP Branch vandalised

JUST over a month after the torching of the Bank South Pacific (BSP) Ranandi Branch in East Honiara during the illegal rioting, looting and burning, another BSP Central Branch in Point Cruz, Honiara was stoned again on Monday night. No doubt the stoning has tainted a bad image for the country. Following reports of the…

Suspension on incoming passengers

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has announced an immediate suspension on all incoming passengers’ services until further notice. The suspension was put in place by the national health emergency operation centre after the country has recorded a two newly positive Covid-19 cases over the weekend. Speaking in his urgent nationwide address yesterday, PM Sogavare said…

LOCAL WORKER DIES

On Christmas Eve in Australia A LOCAL Solomon Islander who works as seasonal worker in Griffith, New South Wales, Australia has died on Christmas Eve. According to a source in Australia, the deceased collapsed when he and his colleague were sitting around a fire warming themselves after a hard day at work. The deceased was…

Police confiscates equipment’s for kwaso brewing in Temotu Province

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at Lata in Temotu Province have confiscated equipment used for brewing kwaso (homebrew) at Lata on the 20 December 2021. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Temotu Province Superintendent James Toaki says, “Police arrived at the scene and confiscated a nine kilogram cylinder used for distilling kwaso and…