Man jailed for 30 months

A MAN who intimidated his sister and had in his possession a homemade firearm has been sentenced to a total of 30 months in jail on Monday. Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga, when handing down the sentence, also ordered that the firearm be forfeited to the Police and destroyed. The period of time Charles Ghora spent…

SI-Taiwan ties intact

SOLOMON Islands still maintain a strong and robust relationship with Republic of China (Taiwan). Acting permanent secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Joseph Ma’ahanua explained this after questions raised in the public that Solomon Islands might change its diplomatic relationship from Taiwan to mainland China. This came after Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare…

DWU Students without allowance

SOLOMON Islands students studying at Divine Word University are calling on the government to pay their second semester allowances. This came after they are on month in class, but are still to receive their allowances. One of the students told Solomon Star that they inquired with student attaché in Port Moresby, Clair Damutalau, but she…

FFA Judicial conference underway

Forum Fisheries Agency’s (FFA) Judicial conference is underway at the FFA’s conference Centre in Honiara. The three day meeting started on Monday and was expected to end on Wednesday. Participants from nine pacific island countries attended the program, which is chaired by the Solomon Islands’ Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer. The participants included legal officers…