Voters advised about alcohol ban

ALCOHOL will be banned during the election day next week. Nixon Manetoga, an inspector at Tetere Police station, North Guadalcanal highlighted this over the weekend at the official launching of Martin Sopage’s four years constituency plan at his home village of Parasisi. Guadalcanal Palm Plantation Oil Limited (GPPOL) workers, Tetere Police officers, chiefs and surrounding…

North Guadalcanal launches 2014-2018 Development Plan

Outgoing Member of Parliament (MP) of North Guadalcanal Constituency (NGC) has officially launched his 2014-2018 Constituency Development Plan on Sunday. Martin Sopage did the launchig at his village at Parasisi. Several hundreds of people within the constituency witnessed the official launching. The overall aim of this development plan is to; ·       To alleviate poverty and…

Caretaker PM Lilo encourages Churches, NGOs

Caretaker Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo over the weekend has taken his time off from his busy campaigning schedule to encourage Church leaders and Women Crisis Center workers in Gizo, Western Province to continue on with their good works. Speaking at an evening dinner on Saturday night at PT109, Mr Lilo emphasized the important roles…

Customer strikes luck with Bemobile/Vodafone

The “Talk and Text” promotion Bmobile Vodafone introduced last month to allow its customers to subscribe to more talking time and texting is even better last week when Bmobile/Vodafone introduced the weekly give away $1000 shopping voucher. Adding more excitement to the “Talk and Text” promotion, Bmobile/Vodafone Solomon Islands has announced its first lucky winner…

Shock, horror at food bar attack

A man nearly had his left arm chopped off when he was attacked from behind while having a meal at the Kingsley Food Bar in Honiara, last Saturday. The incident brought chaos and horror inside the eating establishment just before lunch hour as other diners escaped for their lives. Eye-witnesses told the Sunday Star three…

Gov’t does not take family bill seriously, says judge

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Sogavare dismisses accusations

Outgoing East Choiseul MP Manasseh Sogavare says there’s no law stopping a candidate from supporting another candidate contesting in a different constituency. He was responding to Gizo resident Peter Naiko, who claimed Mr Sogavare was in Gizo recently to lobby support for a candidate contesting the Gizo-Kolombangara Constituency. Mr Sogavare said Mr Naiko’s accusations shows…

Public urged to respect rule of law

Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) has called on every citizen to respect the rule of law during the election period. The nation goes to the polls on November 19, while six provinces will conduct their provincial elections early next month. In a statement, FSII said it is concerned at the manner shops and offices along…

Choiseul candidates urges to be honest

Candidates contesting the three constituencies in Choiseul are urged to be honest and tell the truth during their campaign. Lawyer and Choiseul man John Smith Pitabelema made the call from Taro this week. Mr Pitabelama claimed voters have already expressed concern about how certain candidates carried out their campaign and the promises they are making.…