‘WHY I WON’T GIVE IN’

Atu: As long as PC Mangau takes directives from DCGA, I am not giving in THE Malaita for Democracy (M4D) President Knoxly Atu says one of the reasons why he is not giving in to police for questioning is because the Police Commissioner takes directives from the current ruling DCGA government and is not being…

Makira registered 713 cases, 3 deaths

MAKIRA ULAWA Province has registered an accumulative 713 cases and three (3) deaths to date. The Makira Provincial Health Director, Dr John Harara confirmed this during the Ministry of Health weekly talkback show on Saturday over the national broadcaster. Dr. Harara said since the province detected the first case in 2nd February, six weeks until…

Wale queries PMO’s tactic to defend govt

THE Office of the Opposition Leader has questioned the involvement of public officers in defending the government. Speaking during a press conference, Leader of the Opposition Mathew Wale said he had heard comments coming back from the government but unfortunately from the Attorney General and the Special Secretary to the Prime Minister. “It really would…

DRTC receives $705k grant assistance from Japan

THE Embassy of Japan on Friday donated SBD$705,000 grant support towards the Project for Construction of Classroom Building for Duruabu Rural Training Center (DRTC), Malaita Province. Witnessing the donation ceremony were representatives from the Duruabu Rural Training Center and officials from Japanese Embassy. Mr. YOSHIDA Norimasa, Charged Affaires ad interim of the Embassy of Japan…

In Court with Assumpta

Alleged looter’s case for possible plea, April 1 THE man accused of looting valuable properties from the Power Products (Big Chainsaw) shop at Ranadi in East Honiara during the unrest last November will be summoned to appear in court on April 1. The matter of the accused who faces one count of simple larceny was…

Suidani condemns PRT action at Bethel

MALAITA Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has strongly condemned the actions of Police Response Team (PRT) at Bethel community in East Fataleka in the early hours of Thursday morning. Speaking to Solomon Star Auki yesterday, Premier Suidani said what has happened at Bethel community does not speak well of police as a body that citizens can…