Call for logging company to halt operation

A CHIEF from Pawo Village in Malango, Central Guadalcanal has called on responsible authorities to advise Galego Resource Limited, a logging company operating at upstream Lungga River to halt its operation. Chief William Honi told this paper that the company has been operating without the consent of the communities of Malango ward especially the Betiloga…

WORRY OVER DELAY

One Link Members vexed over continuous delay By GEORGE GWAMANI SERIOUS concerns and worrying responses have been received by many members of the money-making scheme ‘One Link’ after they have not been paid by their mentors since November and December 2019. Most of them ended up confronting their mentors with frustration because of the delay…

RSIPF participates in IWD activities

From the police recruits, male and female officers, the police band and the Executive of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) took to the main street of Honiara  to march in support of the International Women’s Day (IWD) which was marked in the capital today (9 March 2020) “I want to thank all the…

RSIPF checks vehicles in Renbel Province

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Tigoa Police Station in the Rennell Bellona Province together with officers from the Ministry Infrastructure Development (MID) are checking the status of vehicles in that Province this week. Supervising Provincial Police Commander, Rennell Bellona Province, Eddie Peseika says, “The number of vehicles on Rennell…

A career in football

A Change Maker’s Story HE’S been playing football for over 10 years, representing the country in tournaments abroad and locally. Now it’s time for him to take the next trail into his football career. Semi-Professional Footballer Henry Fa’arodo Junior has just recently been signed up to join Hamilton Wanderers FC in New Zealand for the…

Gov’t urged to drop US$100b loan offer

DSE calls on the government to drop the proposed US$100 billion loan DEVELOPMENT Services Exchange (DSE) and its civil society organisation (CSO) members are calling on the government to drop immediately its consideration of the proposed US$100 billion loan from Beijing-based financier Terry Wong. DSE reiterates the call by many citizens including Transparency SI and…

Spirit of Solomons ready to fly

Solomon Airlines new Airbus A320-200, “Spirit of Solomons” will make its first landing in the country, Saturday. The national carrier said on Friday, the aircraft left Townsville yesterday for Brisbane International Airport following completion of painting and its seat installation.  At Brisbane International Airport, it will position for its first scheduled flight to Honiara today. The…

Police inquiry ongoing despite reconciliation

RECONCILIATION has been conducted between the three drunken senior police officers and the families of the two students following an accident in Malaita last month. Acting Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau said this does not mean investigations into this matter will stop. “Investigation has to take its cause,” Mr. Mangau said. Mr. Mangau added that the…

SUSPICIOUS DEATH

Police: bruises on man’s body By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN POLICE say they are treating the death of the 68-year-old man whose body was found beside the road at Guadalcanal Plains as suspicious because of the bruises found on his body. Acting Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau at the commissioner’s weekly conference told reporters that the body of…