MAYOR SLAMS CLAIMS

  Show me the evidence, Mua tells parents By AATAI JOHN LAUNGI CITY mayor Andrew Mua has slammed claims he’s secretly hatching a plan to sell a school site to an Asian businessman. Parents of Honiara Integrate Primary School (HIPS) made the claim after Mr Mua’s office ordered the relocation of the school by December…

Tanangada sworn in as new Minister for Women

MEMBER of Parliament for Gizo/Kolombangara Constituency Honourable Lanelle Olandrea Tanangada has been sworn in as the new Minister for Women, Youth and Children Affairs. Mrs Tanangada was sworn in at the Government House by the Governor General Sir Frank Kabui this afternoon. The swearing in ceremony was witnessed by the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister…

St. Nicholas graduation ceremony base on READS

Religiosity, Environment, Academic, Discipline and Social (READS) was the theme for this year’s graduation and prize giving day at St Nicholas. The College staged the ceremony last Saturday, 13th October. College Principal James Lengi said in his speech during the ceremony said the theme is tied to a vision and mission that centred on the…

New ship confirm for West Are’Are

NEWLY purchased vessel for West Are’Are has been confirmed by the Solomon Islands Maritime Association (SIMA) which is currently undergoing final checks before it sets sail for the country. The much awaited promised vessel was expected since 2016 but it was delayed due to shortage of fund to purchase a good quality ship that can…

19yr nabbed over alleged rape of 6yr old

Police at Taro in Choiseul Province arrested a 19-year-old male person for allegedly raping a 6-year-old girl at Taro Station last week. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Choiseul Province, Superintendent Vincent Eria said the alleged rape incident occurred between 3 to 4pm on Wednesday 10 October 2018 in the Taro Township. PPC Eria said the suspect…

Man faces charge of attempted murder

POLICE in Auki Malaita Province have arrested and charged a 31-year-old male in relation to a wounding incident at Sarawasi logging camp in Small Malaita. The incident occurred on Thursday, 11 October 2018. It is alleged that the incident is related to a land dispute connected to logging. Provincial Police Commander Malaita Province Superintendent Timothy…

MAYOR’S ‘SECRET’ PLAN UNCOVERED

CITY Mayor Andrew Mua has been accused of secretly hatching a plan to sell the site where Honiara Integrated Primary School (HIPS) is located to an Asian businessman. Mr Mua’s office earlier issued the school with an eviction notice to vacate the site next to the Multi-Purpose Hall at Lawson Tama by 31 December this…

Dausabea wants parliament dissolved

The president of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) Charles Dausabea is calling on the Governor General (GG) Sir Frank Kabui to exercise his emergency powers to dissolve the parliament. Mr. Dausabea made the call after Member of Parliament (MP) for Temotu VATUD constituency Freda Tuki lost her seat lately following a successful petition case by…

No by-election for Temotu Vatud seat

NO by-elections will be held in Temotu Vatud Constituency, despite its MP Freda Tuki losing the seat following last week’s High Court ruling. That’s according to the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC). In his judgment dated 8 October, Justice Rex Faukona ruled in favour of the Petitioner Clay Forau, ruling that the election of Mrs…