MUA GOES ON TRIAL

Virivolomo tells court of $10M payment By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN TRIAL into the case of the outgoing MP for Savo/Russell accused of converting $3milion intended to purchase a ship for his constituency in 2013 started yesterday. Mua is standing trial for one count of conversion before Chief Magistrate Emma Garo. So far two witnesses have completed…

Su’umoli C.H.S gets $630k support

Su’umoli primary and community high school in Makira-Ulawa province has signed a grant contract last week, with the Embassy of Japan in Solomon Islands. The project was signed last Thursday, for the construction of a double-story classroom building. This building will accommodate about 6 classrooms. According to the ambassador of Japan to Solomon Islands, His…

Police ready for election

THE Solomon Islands Police Force are well prepared for the upcoming national general election this year, says the Acting Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga. Matanga said the National Election is one of the biggest events in the country and they want to ensure security is a number one priority.  “RSIPF has done a lot of preparation…

AG on public complaints, courts

ATTORNEY-GENERAL (AG), John Muria (Jnr) says complaints from the public about non-enforcement of court judgments are testaments that there are currently existing challenges with the enforcement of court orders. He said the AG continues to receive numerous correspondences from members of the public. Mr Muria added that members of the public are complaining about non-enforcement…

$1M NOT ENOUGH

Sir Albert wants more funding for the courts By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN A $1 MILLION the Government allocated for court infrastructures in this year’s budget is inadequate for that purposes. That’s according to Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer. He was speaking at the opening of the 2019 Legal Year, Thursday. And he urged the Government to…