Body found washed ashore

A BODY of a middle aged man has been found washed ashore at Susuka village in Choiseul province over the weekend. Acting Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau revealed this at the commissioner’s weekly conference, Thursday. “I urged the general public to support police in their investigation,” Mangau said. He appealed to anyone who may have any…

More pathfinders arrive

HUNDREDS of pathfinders are pouring into Honiara as the countdown for the 2019 Trans Pacific Union pathfinder camporee is fast approaching. Over the past days, pathfinders from Fiji, Vanuatu and the provinces have arrived in Honiara. Most of the overseas pathfinders are being accommodated at the Burnscreek high school and Betikama in East Honiara, while…

Eight rescued at sea

POLICE in Temotu rescued eight people last Sunday aboard a fibreglass boat after drifting at sea for hours. The 60-horse engine powered boat left Lata on Santa Cruz the day before enroute to the outer island of Vanikoro when it developed mechanical problem. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) of Temotu Province, Superintendent James Toaki said the…

MHMS, churches sign deal

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) together with heads of five mainstream churches in Solomon Islands have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) as part of strengthening their partnership going forward into the future. MHMS Minister Dickson Mua and his permanent secretary have signed the MoU on behalf of the ministry alongside the…