GP health thanks EU, MHMS

THE Guadalcanal Provincial Health Authority has acknowledged European Union (EU) and the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) for its support to the province’s RWASH program.  Guadalcanal provincial health director Dr. Joel Denty on Tuesday thanked the Ministry of Health and EU for anew ray boat and outboard motor (OBM) which was delivered to the…

Red dress run for women’s refuge

MORE than 50 men, women and children took to Honiara’s streets Monday night wearing Red dresses in the annual Hash House Harriers “red dress” run in support of women’s refuge SeifPleis.   $4,000 was raised through the generous support of Honiara business and individuals including Sullivans, Justina’s Physiotherapy spa and beauty, Honiara Hardware, Lime Lounge,Breakwater cafe,…

3 brothers arrested for common assault

POLICE in Gizo, Western Province, have arrested and charged three brothers from theGizo Top hill area for alleged common assault following an incident on 6 September 2019. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Western Province, Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu says the suspects, in their 20s,are part from Shortland Islands and part Bougainville.  “The suspects and the victim,…

US eyes Bina Harbour 

THE United States (us) is considering working in Bina Harbour, Malaita Province with other donor partners under the USAID program. USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Ann Marie Yastishock told local journalists in a press conference in Honiara, Tuesday. She unveiled some areas US will step into fund under the USAID program with regards to infrastructure development.…

GIZO TRAGEDY

• Heavy rain cause havoc in Western Provincial capital •      Mother died, husband, daughter survived By TERENCE ZIRUin Gizo A MOTHER is dead while her daughter survived after they were buried by a tragic landslide early Tuesday morning in Gizo, Western Province. The landslide came after days of heavy rain at the provincial…