Suidani meets Mai Masina Green Belt 

MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani has welcomed and congratulated Mai Masina Green Belt, a local environmental group, over the weekend. This was during a brief meeting with the premier at his residence in Auki on Sunday.  Speaking during a brief meeting Premier Suidani thanked the Mai Masina Green Belt for the effort taken in reaching out…

Police deny ‘brutality’ claim

POLICE have strongly denied that any of its officers were involved in the “police brutality” story published on Island Sun newspaper, Monday. The police force also called on the victim in this alleged incident including the Island Sun newspaper, its editor, and journalist to apologise to all police officers for the wrongful accusation. Editor of…

WHY WE ACT

Police clarify seizure of COVID-19 medical supplies to Malaita Province POLICE say they seized COVID-19 medical supplies Taiwan donated to Malaita Province because of the “suspicious” nature of the consignment. There was an uproar over the police action from Malaita Province and its supporters after police confiscated the supplies from Customs last week. But acting police…

DEMAND FOR ANSWERS

After COVID-19 supplies bound for Malaita were seized By WILSON SAENI In Auki    MALAITA Provincial Government (MPG) is demanding an explanation from the government as to why medical equipment and supplies to support the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19) was seized without any reasons. The apprehension of the equipment has affected on the ongoing preventive effort…

STUDENT KILLED

Body recovered at sea TENSIONS are high in northeast Malaita after the body of a high school student, believed to have been killed and dumped at sea, has been recovered. Fishermen recovered the body of the boy, believed to be in his 20s, on Wednesday morning near Mangonia, a reef between Ato and Ata’a in…

Suidani: education is the key

Education is the key, says the Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani when addressing Technical Institute of Malaita (TIM) fifth graduation ceremony, Wednesday. Premier Suidani congratulated 17 students who graduated from the institute. He said they have reached a milestone in their education, which is evident and confirmed with the qualification they have received in the…

Border crossers quarantined 

AUTHORITIES in Gizo, Western Province have confirmed to have apprehended two border crossers who are now been placed in quarantine for 28 days. It’s being reported that six persons are still unaccounted for but it is believed that the number may be up to a total of eight persons evading border security after crossing the…