In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

Nine One murder committed to High Court for trial THE matter of the three men accused of murdering a man at the Nine One area at Henderson in Central Guadalcanal last December has been committed to the High Court for trial. This was after the court found sufficient evidence against the defendants Allen Afu, Francis…

Lauruans in Gizo mark provincial day

THE Lauru community in Gizo, Western Province, yesterday celebrated the 33rd Choiseul Second Appointed Day in the Western Provincial Capital.  More than 100 Lauruans (Choiseulese), including families, public servants, students and individuals, packed the netball court to witness the program. The opening of the program began with a colorful parade through Gizo Street from PT109…

MSG works to streamline cross-border trade

THE Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) is developing a framework to facilitate a smoother cross-border trade amongst its member countries. Despite comprising Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and New Caledonia, the MSG nations currently operate under different business systems and this creates a challenging environment for businesses involved in cross-border transactions. Addressing the media…

WISE VOTING PLEA:

Archbishop Cardone appeals for wise voting as Solomon Islands heads to the polls on April 17 AS the Solomon Islands prepare for the National and Provincial General Elections scheduled for 17 April, the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Honiara Chris Cardone has issued a heartfelt appeal to all Catholic communities and people of goodwill…

THE ELECTION FRENZY:

Some like riots, others regime change as the country prepares to go to the polls on 17 April THE Acting Governor General Patteson John Oti yesterday declared April 17 as the day Solomon Islands would go to the poll to elect 50 Members who will represent the 700-thousand plus people in the 12th Parliament. Mr…