Support for staged limited rearmament

A community leader in Honiara supports the decision of the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) to approve a staged limited rearmament of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF). Pastor David Komasi of the Assembly of God Gateway Church in the Alligator Creek community, East Honiara expressed his support for the limited rearmament during community consultations…

Officers to undergo training in Singapore

The Civil Aviation Authority of Solomon Islands (CAASI), the Singapore Government through His Excellency Mr Mathews, Singapore non-residence High Commissioner to the South Pacific Forum and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force joint partnership in facilitating on-the-job-training(OJT) for the Airport police at the Honiara International Airport to train in Singapore for a week. In a…

Sewage threat

Ranadi dumpsite sewage waste treatment poses risk LACK of proper sewage waste management at the Ranadi dumpsite in East Honiara poses greater risk to human lives if there are no proper storage and treatment facility in place.  This was revealed by the Ranadi dumpsite Land Field officer Joe Kelesi from the Honiara City Council during…

Duff demands explanation

PEOPLE on Duff, Anuta and Tikopia Islands in Temotu Province who have been badly affected by the cyclone Pam last month are demanding explanation from the Temotu National Disaster Management Office and National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) in Honiara why a bulk of disaster relief supplies were off loaded in Lata last week. Paramount Chief…

LEAF promises more funds

THE Learning and Ecological Activities Foundation for children (LEAF) program of Japan has promised to pump in more funds to help Honiara City recycle PET bottles and export it back overseas. This was highlighted by LEAF coordinator in Honiara, Natsuko Kishimoto during her presentation last week at Honiara City Council conference room. LEAF is a…