Illegal fundraisings discouraged

CHAIRMAN of the Honiara City Council (HCC) Law Enforcement Charles Aiwosuga has issued a stern warning to the public in regards to the illegal fundraising activities around the city. Mr Aiwosuga said it has been observed that there has been an increase of such activities from groups, organisation or individuals. He said such organised fundraising…

Resellers ban in central market

The Honiara Central Market management says reselling of produce at the market is not allowed and against market ordinance. Master  Market Saxon Ofata revealed this on Tuesday following complaints raised by people claiming  resellers have ripped them off with the reselling of produce. A customer Dudley Seda said that many resellers in central market are…

Malaita MPAs visit Suava, Bina

A DELEGATION from the Malaita Provincial Assembly visited the landowners of Suava Bay and Bina Harbour early this week. The delegation consisted of Malaita provincial executive members and ministers. Provincial Minister for Land Administration, Reform and Survey Martin Fini said, the aim of the visit is to hold consultations with the landowners in the two…

18 months for man who sold stolen computer

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Minister thanks donors

MINISTER for agriculture and livestock (MAL) has thanked donor partners in funding the Rural Development Program (RDP) component 2. The official launching of this program was held on Friday in Honiara and was attended by farmers, stakeholders, non-government organisations (NGO) and private sector at. Augustine Auga with the help from donors it has enabled the…

KOICA to build new health centre at Visale

KOREA International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) would fund a new maternity and child health centre for Visale Catholic Mission (VCM) and Visale community in West Guadalcanal this year. On Sunday a delegation from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Honiara, Guadalcanal Provincial and Catholic Mission visited the proposed site at Visale. During the site visit,…

Lucky escape for driver

A DRIVER of a short boot Toyota car narrowly escaped death when he veered off his lane hitting an oncoming dump truck along Vura 2 road, East Honiara mid-morning on Saturday. The driver of the cab was believed to have been drunk and was sleeping behind the wheel at the time of the accident. An…