Prison escapees nabbed

Firimolea, Faiga recaptured after 2 months on the run By IAN M.KAUKUI The two prison escapees Frank Firimolea and Dilo Faiga have been recaptured yesterday by the Police at the Burns Creek area, east of Honiara. Both prisoners were on the run since escaping from the high security Rove Correctional Centre on the evening of…

KHY land issue a lesson learnt 

KHY SEAFRONT area Lot 229, Parcel Number 097-005-10 acquisition in Gizo is an example all parties involved must retain, as public interest and outcry thickens in the provincial capital of the Western Province (WP). Speaking to this paper Western Provincial Secretary (PS) Jeffrey Wickham explained that the acquisition of the concerned land area was not…

FUGUI, VOKIA LOSE SEATS 

Dramatic day in high court election cases By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN CENTRAL Honiara MP John Moffat Fugui and Northeast Guadalcanal MP Jamie Vokia on Friday lost their seats in two dramatic High Court election petition rulings. This was after two High Court judges found them both guilty of briberies. Justice Rex Faukona found Fugui guilty of one…

IMMIGRATION WOE

Officers suspended over breach of virus regulation By ANDREW FANASIA THREE Solomon Islands Immigration Officers were suspended for insubordination against the gazetted regulations restricting the entry of any person who have been to countries that have confirmed cases of coronavirus. The suspended officers were Immigration Deputy Director Chris Akosawa and his two other officers Thomas…

SI commends the outgoing MSG DG

THE Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Hon. Jeremiah Manele has highly commended the good work done by the outgoing Director General of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat, Ambassador Amena Yavoli for the past 4 years.  Speaking during the MSG Foreign Ministers Meeting in Suva on Wednesday this week, Minister Manele acknowledge and…

CONFLICT OF INTEREST, SAYS TSI

WOMAN MP GRANTS CONSTITUENCY SCHOLARSHIP TO SPOUSE; CORRUPT CONDUCT Transparency Solomon Islands commends the media for keeping the public informed about the action/decision of the member of Parliament for Gizo/Kolombangara Hon. Lanelle Tanagada awarding her husband one of the six Constituency Scholarships allocated to the Constituency. What is of concern and more disturbing to note…