JOCV to mark 50th Anniversary

Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (JOCV) will commemorate its 50 Anniversary on June 21. An organizing committee has been formed by the JOCV to prepare for the event. JOCV programme was founded in 1965. In Solomon Islands the exchange of note was signed on the Independence July 7 in 1978 between the government of Solomon Islands…

JICA volunteers’ contribution unique

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Alleged robbers seek bail

THE court will rule on the bail application made for the men accused of the $4 million Westpac daylight robbery next week. Lawyers representing the men made the application for bail yesterday, in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court. Acting Deputy Chief Magistrate Shepherd Lapo will hand down his ruling on Monday next week. Security officer Harry…

Boso trial soon

THE permanent secretary for the Ministry of Rural Development accused of failing to furnish information to the Ombudsman office will be standing trial soon. The hearing date will be fixed on 8 April, when the matter returns to court. Selina Boso did not turn up Tuesday in court, to which her lawyer told the court…

Court refuses Tovosia, Veke bid

CHIEF Magistrate Emmanuel Kouhota has refused an  application to stay the criminal proceedings against MP for East Guadalcanal Bradley Tovosia and former Guadalcanal premier Anthony Veke. Nuatali Tongarutu, who is representing Tovosia, made an application to stay the criminal proceedings against the two accused. She argued the civil case dealing with the same issues from…

Bad weather, classes off

NAMOIA secondary school in east Kwara’ae, Malaita province has suspended its classes since Tuesday due to bad weather. Chairman of the school Enoch Idui told the paper on Wednesday, they have decided to temporary close the school due to very strong wind hitting their areas. Idui added there was no heavy rain except for very…