Late MP to lay in state today

THE National Government had confirmed that the Member of Parliament (MP) for West Kwaio Late Peter Tom will lay in State at the National Parliament Chambers from 9:30am-12pm today. The Governor General Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui and Lady Grace Kabui will lead the order to pay respect to late Peter Tom at the Parliament Chambers…

MOI Constituents curious over vessel

THE Malaita Outer Islands (MOI) Constituency is still without a vessel although their Member of Parliament (MP) Martin Kealoe had received $4.2 million eight years ago. And this had prompted constituents to question and raised their concerns to this paper by asking the government through Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) and the MP when the…

Fishing competition successfully staged

Hundreds of people participated in the 11th annual stunned Mullet fishing competing organized by the stunned mallet sport fish club in the Western Province. The fishing competition was held over the weekend to support Helena Goldie Hospital. Companies and the communities in and around Zipolo Habu Resort, in the Lola Island, Vona Vona Lagoon participated…

FASHION SHOW IS ON AGAIN

The Association of Solomon Islanders in Creative Fashion (ASICF) will stage another exciting fashion show this Saturday at the Coral Sea. Young emerging designers from high schools and established designers will showcase their talents and are expected to unveil different wears from beachwear, sarong and casual wear to evening wear. Leading up to the main…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

* PTC on alleged ATM robbery case, Wednesday* Sentencing, mitigation for Ala* Tikopia murder case moves to Nov 20 PTC on alleged ATM robbery case Wednesday A PRE-TRIAL conference will be conducted today on the matter of a man accused of robbing the ANZ Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) at the Kwaimani Building in East Honiara…

Panga’s trial adjourns to Wednesday

Trial on the case of the former Guadalcanal premier facing a charge of abuse of offence has been adjourned to Wednesday. The adjournment was done on Tuesday to allow prosecution to make an application to admit some witness’s statements before opening their case. Principal Magistrate Jim Seuika therefore moved the matter to today to allow…

PUBLIC TRANSPORT PROTEST

PUBLIC transport providers in Honiara are planning to stage a peaceful protest tomorrow. This is in response to the newly imposed tax increase by the Inland Revenue Division (IRD) within Ministry of Finance & treasury on all taxis and buses operating in the country. Members of the transport association in Honiara on Tuesday met to…