City council to inspect shops

The Honiara City Council (HCC) will carry out inspections of shops in the capital soon as part of their 2018 undertaking. This proposed move has received huge praises from the general public after the council regulated the bus route earlier this month. Inspectors will also examine restaurants and roadside food stalls located within the Honiara…

Garland is no longer our consul in Sydney

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) says Sir Trevor Garland’s position as Solomon Islands Honorary Consul in Sydney was relinquished in 2014. In a statement, it says since then the ministry has no involvement with Sir Trevor Garland on any Honorary Consul related matters. The clarification comes after Australian police arrested and…

Eight more from Guadalcanal to move to Canada

CANADA has greeted Guadalcanal Province with a New Year’s message which informs the province that eight more persons from the province have been nominated for Permanent Residence in Canada. Thomas Tangithia Mike has received his nomination approval as part of Guadalcanal Province’s partnership with Canadian International Training & Education Corp [CITREC]. He has been offered…

Police News

Police in Kirakira continue with Safe boat Operation Police at Kirakira in the Makira Ulawa Province have advised the captain of vessel MV Awaka on 19 January 2018 during a safe boat operation to ensure the ship is safe before travel as it appeared the boat was overloaded with passengers. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Superintendent…

8 MORE TO CANADA

Guadalcanal graduates heading away to work By LYNNISSHA RUNA CANADA has opened its doors for eight more people from Guadalcanal to move in, work, and settle there. Guadalcanal Premier Anthony Veke and Canadian International Training & Education Corp [CITREC] chairman Ashwant Dwivedi revealed this on Friday. Thomas Tangithia Mike will leave shortly to work as…

Police records criminal stats for 2017

The Crime Records Office of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force has recorded 5,457 criminal cases throughout the country in 2017. The record highlights various categories of crimes and in which the highest number of cases recorded was crime against person 1,812; statute offences 1,683; crime against property 1,430; public morality 120 cases and crime…

Man missing since Sunday

A MALE person has been reported missing in the early hours of Sunday at Tenaru area, East Guadalcanal. His name is Nathaniel Tova, who lives at Tenaru area and was last seen wearing a T-Shirt. These are the only information the police can give about the missing person as they are unable to give further…

Police thank Australia for help

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) commends the Government of Australia and other development partners for their assistance towards the work of the Force in addressing gender based violence in Solomon Islands. “We have our challenges in the implementation of the Family Protection Act since it became effective in 2016 but the assistance from…

Aust MPs to visit Live and Learn today

NINE members of the House of Representatives from Australia will be visiting the Henderson Community based Sanitation Enterprise in East Honiara on Friday. Angela Ishihanua Hygiene and Sanitation Officer for Live and Learn have confirmed, Thursday. She said the Members of Parliament (MPs) will have a short visit just to see and know about what…