Mining joint-venture clarified

MUGAVA Investment and Solomon Mining Limited have denied any ties with World Link Resources Limited. Work Link Resources Limited, a mining company from Hong Kong in China, has been awarded a controversial mining lease on March 2015 to mine bauxite on a registered land purportedly owned by Eric Tema. The mining licence was awarded by…

Mose is envoy to three EU countries

THE country’s ambassador to the European Union Moses Kouni Mose was commissioned Thursday as ambassador designate to Germany, France and the Netherlands. Mr Mose is also the country’s High Commissioner to Great Britain. Ambassador Mose acknowledged the Government for having the trust and confidence in him to take up additional responsibilities to represent the interest…

Youth raise their voice

YOUNG people across Guadalcanal, Malaita, Western Province and Choiseul commemorated International Youth Day on Wednesday through holding youth forums across the country. The young people are addressing their issues and concerns to representatives from Provincial and localGovernment and youth stakeholders. The Guadalcanal Youth Forum was held at Saint Barnabas on Wednesday, while a Malaita forum…

Five to Vila school debate

FIVE emerging young leaders will represent the country in the upcoming 2nd Melanesian School Debate Competition in Port Vila, Vanuatu, next month. They are Tania Wickham of St. Nicholas College, Nauna Revoh of Florence Young Christian School, John Firibo of Bishop Epalle Catholic School, Rochelle Palmer of KGVI School and Jayson Joseph of Betikama Adventist…

Force announces more recruits

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has announced an additional 70 new police officers who will take up new recruit course commencing next Monday. The course which will be held at the Rove Police Academy will bring the total number of recruits joining the RSIPF this year to 110. The police recruit program is…

RSIPF to go online

NEWS and updates about the work of Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) will soon be accessed online following the launching its official online website today. The website has been developed to support the RSIPF mission statement – ‘To provide a safe and peaceful Solomon Islands by strengthening relationships with the community.. The website will…

Usi:Tobacco Act a joke

THE Tobacco Control Act passed by the National Parliament on the 18th of March 2010 was a joke says Burns Creek Paramount Chief Peter Usi. Speaking Solomon Star newspaper on Thursday chief Usi said bus drivers, conductors and the Chinese shop owners and sales assistants are the most obvious violators in breaching the Tobacco Control…

Gov’t support for SINU

THE Democratic Coalition for Change government in its policy strategy and translation aims to strengthen and support the capacity and infrastructure development at the Solomon Islands National University. This assistance has reached a milestone when SIG fully funded computer labs were officially opened at the National Institute early this week. The computer labs are fully…

Call to care for properties

The public in Honiara City have been reminded again to take good care of Council properties around the City. Chairman of the Law Enforcement Division Charles Aiwosuga made to call to remind everyone to show respect and be good Citizens. “I would like to remind the public in the City to take good care of…

Ronia slams corruption practises

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) Executive Officer Edward Ronia has strongly condemned corruption practices that continues to be entertained in the government. In his short statement during the People’s Forum meeting in Honiara recently Ronia stated that unaccounted millions of dollars were swept under the carpet in the past years and not a single person had…