PM speaks about healthy ocean

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says harnessing the wealth of the ocean and guaranteeing its health would require zone based management of our oceans resources. PM Sogavare was speaking at the occasion of the closing of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) pre-summit at Mendana Hotel Conference room in Honiara, Tuesday. ”I concur with our experts…

Council criticized for rubbish collection

HONIARA city council (HCC) has been criticized for failing to collect refuse rubbish from a number of suburban residential areas within the city posing the threat of disease outbreak among residence. Complaints about the bad smelly stench from piles of uncollected refuse have blamed the Honiara City Council responsible authorities for failing to carry out…

Farm mechanization training ends today

THE weeklong Farm Mechanization Training (FMT) that aims to equip local farmers with knowledge and skills on production of manual rice milling machine, solar grain drier and peanut shelling machine will conclude today. The FMT is being held at the Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) farm near King George, East Honiara with about 13 participants from…

PM: Submit the evidence to police

Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare has called on the Leader of Independent to proceed on in submitting the evidence he claims to have in his possession on the Prime Minister’s involvement in the events leading up to the 5th June 2000 coup to the police for investigation. The Prime Minister said only by submitting the…

Cop fined for vehicle misuse

The police officer who took two state vehicles without authority has been fined $1, 500 on Wednesday at the Honiara Magistrates Court. David Hermis was found guilty after a trial for taking two state vehicles without the authority of the person who looked after the vehicles on 26, September 2015. The vehicles were the Crown…