PM vows to address GP issues

GUADALCANAL Province celebrated its second appointed day at Visale, North West Guadalcanal in style on Friday. Speaking at the occasion Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare took the opportunity to acknowledge and appreciate the leaders and people of Guadalcanal Province. He further assured the Premier and the people of Guadalcanal that his government will work closely with…

Missing six found alive in Ulawa

The six people that have been missing while travelling in an outboard motorised boat (OBM) from Kala Bay in Santa Cruz Island to the Reef Islands in the Temotu Province on 11 July 2020 have been found safe and well at  Ngarangara Point near Su’umoli Village on Ulawa Island in the Makira Ulawa Province at…

Guadalcanal Province to celebrate on Friday

GUADALCANAL Province will celebrate its 36th Second Appointed Day today at Visale, North West Guadalcanal. The province’s Second Appointed Day falls annually on August 1st. However, because August 1st falls on Saturday, the provincial government decides to commemorate the event today by declaring today, a public holiday for Guadalcanal Province to allow them to join…

Philip suggests schools closure

FORMER Prime Minister (PM) and Member of Parliament (MP) for Rendova Tetepare suggests all education institutions in Honiara should remain close for the year as part of protective measures against COVID-19. Danny Philip highlighted this on Tuesday when contributing to the motion to approve the proclamation by the Governor-General to further extend the State of…

New Japanese envoy presents credentials

THE Japanese new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Morimoto Yasuhiro on Thursday presented his Letter of Credence to Governor-General His Excellency Sir David Vunagi. H.E Yasuhiro conveys the cordial greetings of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan and desires to maintain and promote the friendship and goodwill which happily exist between both nations,…

Economic activities continues  

THE extension of State of Public Emergency (SoPE) does not mean ceasing economic activities within the country says Minister of Finance and Treasury Harry Kuma. Mr. Kuma made this statement when speaking in parliament on Tuesday. He said businesses will be operating as normal during the period of SoPE until the country registered a case…

Search called off

SEARCH for the six people who went missing at sea in Temotu Province in July 11 has been called off. Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau confirmed this at his weekly conference, Thursday. “The search was called off and search and rescue are still listening out for further information from the community,” Mangau said. Mangau said they…

DRUG FIND

Amphetamine found on yacht By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN   SWABS collected from items seized from inside Mo Chuisle – the yacht that illegally entered our country last month- have tested positive for a drug called amphetamine. Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau revealed this on Thursday during the police weekly media conference at the Rove Police headquarters. Mr Mangau…

Fast money scheme warning

MEMBERS of the general public have been warned to avoid investing in any new and emerging fraudulent fast money-making schemes that are currently being promoted.   Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) issued the warning in a statement on Thursday. The statement said promoters of these emerging schemes are now desperate to lure new members into joining…