Asian charged for traffic incidences

Police in Kirakira, Makira Province have arrested and charged an Asian male on 9 March 2018 for various traffic offences backdated since 2017. “Our investigations have shown that this Asian has committed various traffic offences since June last year (2017) until recently,” says Provincial Police Commander Makira Ulawa Province, Superintendent Peter Sitai. “And this includes…

Veke faces motion

Speaker seeks legal advice over fall-out A MOTION of no confidence against Guadalcanal Premier Anthony Veke is expected to be tabled during Friday’s Provincial Assembly meeting. Guadalcanal Province Speaker Abel Arabola has confirmed receiving the notice of the motion of no-confidence served to his office, also served to the Premier’s office and the Provincial Secretary.…

Wale cautions on logging

Member of Parliament (MP) for Aoke-Langalanga Matthew Wale has cautioned the Ministry of Finance and Tresury (MoFT) on the revenue loss by government in the logging industry. He raised this during the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearing into the 2018 national budget on Thursday, in the parliament conference room. Mr Wale stressed that government seem…

Games outfit scrutiny

  Competition uniforms and other required clothing for the country’s Commonwealth Games 2018 contingent to Gold Coast in Australia next month have become mired in a controversy after officials clamoured over its purchase processes. It was reported the Home Affairs Ministry is reluctant to purchase the sets of competition uniforms, ceremonial wear and general team…

CRU & PRT raid kwaso at Koa Hill

The Honiara City Central Response Unit (CRU) with the Police Response Team (PRT) of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) were involved in a joint operation to raid locally brewed kwaso at the Koa Hill area in Central Honiara on Friday evening. Police mounted the operation following information gathered from public that a number of…

SINU signs MOU with Worldfish

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Worldfish in Honiara. “SINU continues to expand its local and international networks by widening and strengthening its academic, corporate, bilateral and multilateral stakeholder collaborations with the objective to provide and foster world class scholarship through academic excellence, research and practical…

FINAL WITNESS IN FRAUD CASE

Saturday sitting organised to speed up couple’s trial By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN   PROSECUTION will be calling their final witness today in the million dollar fraud trial of the former permanent secretary for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) Henry Murray and his wife Rose. The hearing of the evidence of prosecution final witness will commence…