In Court with Assumpta

Boy, 15, to face trial for manslaughter  Former lands surveyor guilty Murder in Central to High Court  Boy, 15, to face trial for manslaughter A 15 year-old male accused of the manslaughter of a man he allegedly assaulted at Bahai, Honiara in March has been committed to stand trial in the High Court, Thursday. The…

Unity highlighted at Isabel day

The unity and future of Solomon Islands’ as a nation hinges on the understanding that Isabel Province like all other provinces is established under the Provincial Government Act.  Prime Minister Manasseh Damukana Sogavare emphasized “Unity” as the guest of honour at the Isabel Province’s Second Appointed Day Celebrations in Buala Thursday, a statement issued by…

Ma’ahanua our new envoy to Fiji

SEASONED diplomat, Joseph Ma’ahanua is Solomon Islands’ new High Commissioner to Fiji, it was confirmed to Solomon Star, Thursday. In a brief interview Mr. Ma’ahanua said that subject to Covid pandemic on the ground, he hopes to leave for Suva by the end of the month. Strengthening bilateral relations tops his agenda when he gets…

Planned protest over Fiu bridge 

A PEACEFUL march to protest the decision by the Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) Executive not to accept a Chinese company to upgrade Fiu bridge is being proposed. A group of supporters believed to have been influenced by few Members of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) and members of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) are planning the protest,…

PM’s POWER QUERIED

Clauses 45 and 46 of Health Bill 2021 give power to the PM   WHAT is the essence of a separation of powers if you have this section of the bill under Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) as the head of the Executive and you also give him the task of the Judiciary? It is unacceptable…

GALO JOINS DCGA

Caucus deputy welcomes Galo into Sogavare-led DCGA The Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) has welcomed its new member; he is the newly elected Member of Parliament for South Choiseul Constituency Sammy Galo. Mr. Galo’s decision to join the DCGA makes him the 39 member of the ruling government, a statement issued by Government Communication…

Premier Suidani’s family calls on media to stop politicizing the premier’s trip

THE family of Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani, who is currently seeking medical treatment in Taiwan, is calling on the media to show some respect and stop politicizing Mr. Suidani’s story. Members of the premier’s family, who have been following stories published about the premier in the media lately, said the way certain journalists politicized…

Dr Posala exposes SoPE shortfalls

SOLOMON Islands Medical Association (SIMA) President Dr. Claude Posala says mal-administration and corruption are evident during the State of Public Emergency within the Ministry of Health and Medical Services and nothing has been done to address these matters. Dr. Posala revealed this when he appeared before the Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC) on Monday to…