Lands officers under spotlight

Four senior physical planners from the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey have been suspended while under the investigation of the Ministry of Public Service (MPS). Sources close to the ministry revealed this to Solomon Star on Wednesday. According to our source, three senior officers were given their suspension letter early this week. The other…

Man nabbed bashing wife

Police at Tulagi in Central Province have arrested a 32-year-old man for allegedly assaulting his wife and tying up his 13-year-old elder son at Ha’a village on Big Gela recently. The suspect was charge for domestic violence under Section 57 subsection 1 of the new Family Protection Act. Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Central Province,…

MMF: Stop becoming dependent

PRESIDENT of Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) Martin Housanau says Solomon Islands leaders must have the courage to make decisions of their own for the betterment of the country and its people. Mr Housanau said as a political independent country all the decisions made at the upper level must not be determined by donors and foreigners…

HIGH LEVEL VISIT

AN eight member team from the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors are in the country for a five days visit to discuss ADB’s continued support to the country’s development. Members of the team arrived in the country last Sunday and will be engaged in their official program in the country as of today…

PEACEFUL PROTEST PLANNED

PARENTS of Honiara Integrated Primary School (HIPS) are planning to stage a peaceful protest to the Honiara City Council (HCC) Mayor Andrew Mua and his administration. This is part of a number of resolutions and way forward to resolve the ongoing saga with Mayor Mua over the decision to relocate the school. The resolutions were…