ATTACK ON PS ‘BASELESS’

A Facebook commentary criticizing the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Communication and Aviation, Moses Virivolomo of threatening to pullout the Solomon Islands Roads and Aviation Projects (SIRAP) from Malaita Province last week were “baseless” and “deceiving” to the people of Malaita Province. Premier Suidani’s Political Appointee, Celsus Talifilu ambiguously claimed Virivolomo threatened the Provincial…

Malaita executive immovable 

GOVERNMENT Insiders say that the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) failed again when Malaita Provincial Executive took a bold stand to reject Chinese Company to construct the new Fiu Bridge. Speaking to this paper in anonymity over the weekend on government insider said this recent move by Malaita Premier and his executive does not…

Police commends voters

Choiseul Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Vincent Eria has commended registered voters in South Choiseul Constituency and Kirugela ward in North East Choiseul for their good behaviour displayed during both the national and provincial bi-election held on Wednesday, 19th May. PPC Eria said he was happy that the polling-day went peacefully in South Choiseul and Kirugela…

RSIPF bid farewell to late constable Fafoi

MEMBERS of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Auki Malaita Province on Sunday bid farewell to one of their work colleagues late Willie Fafoi who passed away last week. A funeral service was held at the Auki South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) on Sunday to officially farewell late Fafoi. The Late Fafoi who served in…

Man guilty of raping daughter

A MAN has been found guilty last Friday of raping his teenage daughter twice on two different occasions 2016 at a school guest house in the province. The man who cannot be named to protect the identity of her daughter was convicted of two counts of rape after a trial. The court had heard that…

Gizo Corrections welcomes CSSI chief

COMMISSIONER of the Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) Gabriel Manelusi was given an official welcome when he visited Gizo Correctional Centre (GCC) in Western Province, from 18_ 20 May 2021. According to a CSSI statement yesterday, Mr Manelusi was in Gizo to inform and strategize his officers on the projection of GCC, as well as…

BRUTAL KILLING

  Police investigates death of girl in Niumada, Gizo   ROYAL Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) officer in Gizo, Western province are investigating a brutal killing at Niumada village yesterday which resulted in the death of a young woman. According to a source, the cause of the incident was due to some sort of disagreement…

Rangirei: more work needed 

Minister for the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA), Freda Rangirei says there are more work needed to be done to ensure women’s protection, development and empowerment in Solomon Islands.  Minister Rangirei said this during the Poverty Reduction virtual China-Solomon Islands dialogue on Wednesday.  Ms Rangirei said Solomon Islands over the years,…

ALLEGED RORTS IN MID

What is the solution?   As the interview with my informer – the ex-PWD heavy equipment and plants operator – was nearing an end, I raised a number of questions – questions about turning a new page. “Is the situation as you have been detailing, reversible, I asked, or is it too late to salvage…