Mud turns into dusty highway

Kukum highway is now covered with dust as construction for the main road and repair works continue under the current fine weather. Last week the construction of road was disturbed and delayed due to heavy rain. The heavy rain created a lot of potholes, floods, mud and traffic jam causing a lot of inconveniences to…

17 buses face court today

A TOTAL of 17 buses being seized early this year by the Honiara City Council (HCC) Law Enforcement Officers for breaching the newly implemented long bus route will face court on Thursday. The buses were impounded for disobeying and operating short bus route instead of the designated long route. HCC’s Head of Law Enforcement Division,…

$3.7M outstanding fees paid

GOV’T SETTLES SINU DUES By CHARLES KADAMANA THE Government on Tuesday settled $3.7 million in outstanding tuition fees with Solomon Islands National University (SINU). Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Dr Franco Rodie confirmed this on Wednesday ahead of a meeting SINU Students Association is organising today at Kukum campus. Dr…

SEASONAL WORKERS IMPRESS NZ FARMER

GCU: Solomon Islands Seasonal Workers in New Zealand have impressed their employer for displaying hard work and commitment during their stay in New Zealand. Owner of JR Orchards, Mr. JR Van Vliet expressed his appreciation when Solomon Islands High Commissioner, H.E. Joy Kere visited his farm on Friday 2nd February. High Commissioner Kere was accompanied…

Police in GP uproot 570 plants of marijuana

Police at the Tetere Police Station in the Guadalcanal Province have uprooted 570 marijuana plants in the Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL) One and Totoba areas in North Guadalcanal on 3 February 2018. Supervising Provincial Police Commander Superintendent Nixson Manetoga says, “On Saturday 3 February at about 4am Tetere Police officers raided two marijuana…

Police News

* Appeal for assistance in search for missing persons* Police investigate sudden death in Western Province* Respect Honiara Central Market -PPC Honiara City Appeal for assistance in search for missing persons Police at Kirakira in the Makira-Ulawa Province have been approached to assist in the search for two male persons, in their 20s, missing at…

CYANIDE THREAT

Gold Ridge, Metapona communities at risk By CHARLEY PIRINGI The likely high presence of Cyanide in sediments at the nearby areas of Gold Ridge tailing dam in Central Guadalcanal as well as along the Metapona river in Guadalcanal Plains is putting communities livelihood at risk. That’s according to a local scholar, Dickson Boboria who has…