Stabbing suspect arrested

Police officers at the Henderson, Guadalcanal Province have arrested a suspect following a stabbing incident at the Guluvoa main road, Marasa, in the Weather coast of Guadalcanal recently. “The 14-year-old juvenile suspect was arrested by police on 16 June 2018 at his home village and is currently kept in Police custody to appear before the…

TSI to MoFT: Prioritize Hospital

TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands is deeply concerned over the shortage of drugs and other necessary medication in the National Referral Hospital and clinics, as was reported earlier. Revelations have resurfaced that responsible authorities, especially the Ministry of Finance and Treasury has not prioritized the procurement of these vital and necessary drugs. Given the boat loads of…

School wants water supply

EPALLE Memorial School in West Bugotu has called on their Member of Parliament for Gao/Bugotu to assist them with water supply as it is one of the challenges facing the school. During Samuel Manetoali’s short visit to the School, head teacher Tony Vahia asked him in front of the students and community for help in…

Choral fest is back, set to rock

The annual Solomon Islands Schools Choral Festival is back. Organisers of the Choral Festival are happy to announce the plans for the upcoming choral festival, scheduled for the 3rd to the 5th of July. The Choral Festival rehearsals begun yesterday Monday at 2-4pm, Chung-Wah School Hall, the organisers said. Rehearsals will continue at the same…

LIFE SAVING SUPPORT

$5k for young Sidi to undergo medical review By LACHLAN SHYVES EDDIE   A LEADING clothing company in Honiara has stepped in to support a one year old baby to undergo a life saving medical review overseas. Island Clothing Limited last week donated SBD$5,000 to assist Peter Sidi Junior to undergo a medical review in…

Choiseul chief backs pal’s call

A LOCAL Chief from Choiseul Ellison Pitakaka has applauded his colleague, Chief Collish Leketo Tutua for the bold stand to raise an important issue towards the current review of the Forest Resources and Timber Utilization (FRTU) Act, particularly benefit sharing. Chief Ellison Pitakaka is from Luku Village, Katupika Ward in South Choiseul. He also urges…