Man claims officer hit him on the mouth

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Police probe Shortland murder

POLICE are still investigating the case of a young man who allegedly stabbed to death a man at Shortland Islands, Western Province early this year. Martin Rapena, 18, briefly appeared in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court yesterday and his matter was further adjourned to 7 May.Public Prosecutor Olivia Ratu who appeared on instructions of her colleague…

KGA go down to communities

KASTOM Gaden Association (KGA) has recently sent out its officers to the provinces as part of visiting farmers, conduct trainings and providing planting materials. The visiting program is parts of KGA’s role to strengthen its link between local farmers in the country to promote food security through methods of organic farming for local farmers in…

Role of SOEs highlighted

STATE-OWNED Enterprises (SOEs) play a critical role in our economy, Permanent Secretary for Finance and Treasury, Fred Fakarii, says. He was speaking while opening the SOE forum held in Honiara, Wednesday. Mr Fakarii outlined the Government’s expectations of SOEs and emphasized the important role they play in the economy.  “SOEs play a critical role in…

SOE here improves

SOLOMON Islands State Owned Enterprises (SOE) portfolio has undergone a dramatic turnaround since 2008. This was revealed by an Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday during the SOE forum. The reports revealed that Solomon Islands is now the most profitable portfolio in the pacific, and in the benchmark sample. “Average of amount of net income…