STUDENTS UNEASY

A NUMBER of students studying in the Philippines may not be able to travel home on the first two repatriation flights due to outstanding bills and visa issues.  This was revealed by a local student in an online interview, Wednesday. The student who declined to be named revealed this after it was reported that some…

In court with Assumpta

* Fake death case tomorrow* Fraudster ordered to appear in court* KG arm robbery case continuous today * Uncle committed to stand trial at High Court* Closing sub for alleged robbers Fake death case tomorrow   THE trial to hear evidence into the case of a man who allegedly obtained $76,000 from a local pharmacist in Honiara…

By-election date announced

VOTERS from North East Guadalcanal and Central Honiara Constituencies will go to the polls on the 18th November to elect their members of parliament.  The election date instrument was signed by His Excellency, the Governor-General, Sir David Vunagi at the Government House and published in the gazette on Tuesday.  Chief Electoral Officer Jane Waetara in a…

SCHOLARSHIP REDUCTION

PNG to reduce tertiary assistance to SI By ANDREW FANASIANewsroom, Honiara PAPUA New Guinea (PNG) Government will reduce its scholarship assistance to Solomon Islands students under a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which is yet to be framed. PNG Commissioner to Solomon Islands Dr John Balavu told the Solomon Star in an exclusive interview in…