Choiseul project wins awards

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Logger in custody

Samlimsan executive faces attempted murder charge A LOGGING company executive is facing an attempted murder charge in relation to last Saturday’s brutal knife attack on a Rennell chief in Honiara. Malaysian Pau Kiu Den, owner of the notorious Samlimsan logging company, appeared in court on Wednesday and was remanded until November 26. He was accused…

‘Vote candidates who advocate for children’s right’

Parents, teachers and community members were advised to vote for candidates who advocate for children’s right. Speaking during International Children’s Day celebration in Auki yesterday, Save the Children representative Rebecca Awa called on Malaitans to vote candidates who prioritize advocacy for children’s right in there visionary strategies. “The future of our children depends on who…

Four nabbed in Kingsley attack

FOUR men have been arrested in relation to a ruthless attack on a man at the Kingsley Kai bar at Point Cruz, Honiara over the weekend. The attack was believed to be in relation to logging disagreements between landowners and a logging company in Renbel Province. Though no details of the arrested men have been…

Police Election operation swings

POLICE’s full scale operation ahead of next week’s National General Election is now in full swing. Police Commissioner, Frank Prendergast said they will maintain a high visibility presence not only within Honiara but also in the provinces. He added that with the high visibility presence, Police will also upgrade its traffic checks both day and…

Death of Novice treated as homicide

POLICE are treating the shocking death of a Novice (trainee Tasiu or Melanesian Brother) who was allegedly attacked and killed at the end of last month (October) in Guadalcanal as a homicide. Police Commissioner, Frank Prendergast said that despite no arrests yet been made, a full scale Police investigation is continuing and making good progress.…

SIEC Opens Voter Information Kiosk

In another first for Solomon Islands, the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission has today opened a new Voter Information Kiosk. Voters who have questions about what to do on Election Day can get help from the SIEC by visiting the Voter information Kiosk, located on the ground floor of the Honiara City Council building on the…

Unlawful incidences get Auki police focus

AUKI POLICE are focusing more on election related activities amidst the tense environment fueled by hard-hitting political campaigning. Provincial Police Commander Alfred Uiga said some unwanted incidents has happened therefore, his officers will put more effort and resources into election policing operations. “My office has received a number of complaints in relation to unwanted disturbances…