In court with Assumpta

Former senior police officer’s fate, today THE fate of the former senior female police officer accused of indecently assault a man while he was asleep and drinking in a moving vehicle will be delivered today. The judgement of Lily Dagi was listed on Tuesday but was, however, deferred to today. She had gone through a…

‘VAX WON’T CHANGE DNA’

THE COVID-19 Vaccines that are currently used worldwide as well as in Solomon Islands against the spread of the virus would not change the human being’s Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA). That’s according to Dr Yogesh Choudhri, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and advisor to the Ministry of Health and Medical Service (MHMS). He made the statement…

PPC COMMISSIONERS SWORN-IN

Four Commissioners to the Political Parties Commission were sworn-in by the Governor General Sir David Vunagi at Government House this morning. The Commissioners were recommended by the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader according to the Political Parties Integrity Act 2014. Their respective appointments is current for a period of three years. The new Chair of…

87 Solomon Islanders graduate from APTC

Eighty-Seven (87) Solomon Islanders were awarded Australian qualifications in a virtual graduation ceremony hosted by the Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC), on Thursday, 10March 2022. The cohort comprised 49 women and 38 men graduating in eight different technical and vocational programs including Hospitality, Fashion and Design, Individual Support, Tourism, Leadership and Management, Training and Assessment,…

OSC IS OPEN TO IDEAS

Any government institution, non-government organizations or individual has the freedom to provide advice or information to the COVID- 19 Oversight Committee (OSC). The Government pointed out that since its inception, the OSC has opened its doors to suggestions and ideas, and to date many organizations have consulted with the OSC. Therefore any institutions or individuals…

Police charge 15yr old male for stabbing elder brother in Makira

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at Kirakira Police Station in Makira-Ulawa Province have charged a 15-year-old male suspect for allegedly stubbing his elder brother with pruning secateurs on 12 March 2022. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Makira Ulawa Province Superintendent Peter Sitai says, “According to a police report, the father and his three…

In court with Assumpta

  Family of four facing larceny charges yet to plea THE four family members accused of stealing stealing valuable items and goods from shops and business houses in East Honiara during last November’s unrest are yet to take their pleas. This was because their lawyer is yet to get plea instruction from them. The mother,…