‘MOVE COULD BACK FIRE’

On stand taken by nine Malaitan MPs on referendum statement By Alfred SasakoNewsroom, Honiara   THE stand taken by Malaitan Members of Parliament (MPs) on the referendum issue is being questioned with some saying it could backfire. Nine Malaitan MPs led by Deputy Prime Minister and MP for East Malaita Manasseh Maelanga on Thursday published a signed…

PNG’s 45th independence day celebrated

THE Papua New Guinea (PNG) community in Honiara successfully celebrated their 45th Independence Day on Wednesday. The colourful event was held at the PNG High Commission Chancery at Townground in Honiara. The low key event commenced with a sermon presented by Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) church minister Pr. Robinson Diosi. The occasion was attended PNG nationals…

RSIPF WAN AGM highlights successes

Participating women officers at the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Women Advisory Network (WAN) annual general meeting currently underway at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara have been told about the achievements of the WAN since it was established in 2004. RSIPF WAN is part of the Pacific Islands Chief of Police (PICP) Women…

Gov’t to deliver despite criticism 

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says his government is determined and committed to keeping this country safe from the deadly virus. He said that despite criticisms from members of the public, individuals and organizations regarding his handling of the issue of Philippine students, his government is doing its uttermost best to keep our people and country…

In court with Assumpta

* Extra marital affair case before court * Men convicted of attack, arson at Lambi area* Malaysian national found guilty   Extra marital affair case before court THE defence case on the case of a man accused of psychologically abusing his wife over an extra martial affair will commence this afternoon. The man is facing…

PNG, S.I robust relations

PAPUA New Guinea (PNG) High Commissioner to the Solomon Islands Dr John Balavu says that their bilateral relation with Solomon Islands remains robust as ever since the establishment of formal diplomatic ties on 17th August 1978. He made this sentiment in his speech in Honiara to mark the PNG 45th Independence Anniversary. He said that…

PM: partnership for safe return of students

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has acknowledged our newly established partnership with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.  The Prime Minister highlighted this during his special nationwide address yesterday, when he also announced six new COVID-19 cases for our students in Philippines, a statement from Prime Minister Press Secretariat said. The latest announcement now brings…