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…

Huge turnout at West Papua rally

HUNDREDS of West Papua advocators in Solomon Islands and the region have gathered at the SMI compound in West Honiara to show their support for West Papua as a bid for full membership is mounting at the Melanesian Spearhead group meeting this week. Organised by the Solomon Islands Solidarity Movement for Free West Papua and…

See you in court, Dr Sikua tells PM

The Leader of Parliamentary Independent Group Dr. Derek Sikua has welcomed the proposed legal action by Prime Minister Sogavare on the allegation that he (PM) was involved in the events leading up to the 5th June 2000 coup. The independent group recently issued a statement posing questions that urged the Prime Minister to tell the…

Praise for Vaka Pasifiki Education conference

PARTICIPANTS at the recent Vaka Pasifiki Education Conference, held at Solomon Islands National University (SINU) last week have expressed their joy following their experience. Its the first for many Solomon Islanders to attend such an event attended by top international academics event In an appreciative message, Andrew Misitom said, I salute everyone who helped to…