FA’ARODO: WE ARE READY

NATIONAL skipper Henry Fa’arodo says they are prepared to challenge New Zealand in the crucial World Cup qualifier tomorrow at the QBE Stadium in Auckland. Speaking to Star Sports on Wednesday, the veteran midfielder shared his thoughts on the first leg against the All Whites. “I think, it’s going to be an interesting game since…

I’M NEUTRAL

DPP says his office is independent By ASSUMPTA BUCHANANTHE Director of Public Prosecutions Ronald Bei Talasasa says his office is independent and impartial, and that there has been no outside interference with his work. Mr Talasasa explained this as he shared a few of his reflections over the past years as he approaches his retirement…

MALAYSIAN CHARGED

First human trafficking case goes before court A MALAYSIAN national has been remanded in custody on Tuesday afternoon at the Honiara Magistrates’ Court, facing a charge of human trafficking. It’s believed this is the first human trafficking case to go before the courts. Wong Thein Seng was charged under section 77 of the Immigration Act…

PM LIED, SAYS MANELE

·      Government used its number to withdraw Anti-Corruption Bill ·      Opposition described the decision a “disgrace” ·      Members of public condemned decision ·      Decision shows Sogavare’s hypocrisy GOVERNMENT decision to withdraw the Anti-Corruption Bill is a total disgrace, Opposition leader Jeremiah Manele says. “It’s a disgrace to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s expressed commitment to see…

Parliament faces further delay

PM to further adjourn parliament as political instability continues Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare will further adjourn Parliament today as the political instability resulting from the recent major cabinet shakeup enters another week, a government insider says. He adjourned Parliament last week citing the visit of the President of the Asian Development Bank and the Public…

Priscilla needs your help

PRISCILLA is a young (31 yr old) mother, part Australian and part Solomon Islander, but she was brought up her whole life in the Solomon Islands. She has six children  – from 13 years down to 7 months old – and a husband back home.   She has recently been diagnosed with severe cancer of the…