HIGH-RISK FLIGHT 

Government rates Feb 7 Charter as high risk THE Next high-risk flight is scheduled to arrive tomorrow. This was revealed by the Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr. Jimmy Rodgers during a radio talk-back show on Sunday. He said this repatriation flight is covered under the approval of the cabinet last year and is labeled…

Gov’t yet to respond to eviction notice

POLICE and other government stakeholders are yet to respond to the eviction notice served on them for the police to move out from the Hell’s Point land at Henderson. Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau at his weekly press conference, Thursday told reporters that they are still working closely with other stakeholders within the government machinery and…

NDMO responds to oil spill reports 

THE Solomon Islands Government through the National Disaster Management Office, NDMO, has deployed a Multi-Sectoral Technical Assessment Team on an oil spill operation in Graciosa Bay in Temotu Province, today Friday 05th February 2021. The deployment of the team followed oil spill reports on MV QUEBEC, a foreign bulk carrier anchored at Graciosa Bay, discharging…

Sir Paul Tovua passes on

ONE of the great chief and sons of Central Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal province, and a well-respected Solomon Islands’ statesman has passed on after battling a long illness.  He passed on at 3:40 pm on Friday, after being on life support. Late Sir Paul was one of the few remaining founding fathers of the Solomon Islands that…

PPC Riolo warns drivers in Malaita

Provincial Police Commander (PPC) for Malaita Province Stanley Riolo has called on vehicle drivers along the roads around the Province to take extra care when driving in wet conditions. Speaking to this paper in an interview on Wednesday, PPC Riolo issued a warning reminding vehicle drivers not to overload their vehicles and to look out…