RESHUFFLE HITS SNAG

Party says Rini’s move not negotiable Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s proposal to reshuffle the Minister of Finance and Treasury  Snyder Rini and the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources John Maneniaru has hit a snag, government sources reveal. The United Democratic Party (UDP) which both Prime Minister Sogavare and Minister Rini are members of is…

RSIPF find body of missing Asian crew

RSIPF with the assistance from local diving company, Tulagi Dives today located and recovered the body of the missing Asian crew from a tug boat that sunk off Bungana Island in the Central Islands Province in the early evening of Thursday 27 July 2017. There were seven crew members on board the tug boat when…

RSIPF recovers stolen plaque from Bloody Ridge

RSIPF Guadalcanal Officers today recovered the stolen plaque from the WWII memorial at Bloody Ridge East of Honiara and are in search for a suspect who allegedly removed the plaque last weekend. The plaque was only installed during the recent commemorations to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal during the Second World…

Nihopara condemns vandalism of WWII plaque

PERMANENT Secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Andrew Nihopara on Monday denounced the vandalisation of a plaque at the United States Bloody Ridge World War II Monument. “This type of behaviour must be condemned by every Solomon Islander in the strongest terms.  “It is unfortunate and rather very disrespectful act by someone with…

Youths realise potential after training

A number of young people who live in informal settlements around Honiara city learned ways to become active peace builders during a peace-building workshop last week. The training was part of a collaborative effort between the United Nations Peace Building Fund (UN PBF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations (UN) Woman and…

Dala North launched community bylaw

Chiefs of Dala North community have achieved a milestone after the community successfully launched its community bylaw over the weekend. The chiefs have achieved a milestone in their effort to maintain law and order in their community after the community successfully launched it community by laws over the weekend. Chief Mathias Basase of Dala community…

Students’ unruly behaviour probed

THE Solomon Islands Students Association (SISA) is now investigating the shocking reports of drunken disturbances by some Solomon Islanders studying in Suva, Fiji. SISA president Elijah Raomae told the Solomon Star that investigations into the case started as of Monday. “I want to inform you that we are investigating the allegations of drunken disturbance leveled…