Workers boycott

The continuing financial woes causing the hiccup to Malaita’s provincial government’s direct employees since last week has forced workers to boycott work on Tuesday. Workers told the Solomon Star that due to the continuous delay and unfulfilled promisesby the province they have to call-off all duties until their salaries are paid. “We will return to…

Bobongi faces judgment

THE fate of the former Central Bank officer Philip Bobongi will be decided soon. The prosecution and the defence counsel have already presented their closing submissions on Monday before Justice Leonard Maina. Bobongi was accused of stealing more than $1.7 million of the bank’s muted notes. No specific date has been fixed for Bobongi’s judgment…

$89,126.56 forfeited to state

THE High Court has ordered the forfeiture of more than $80,000 of detained currencies that a New Caledonian couple failed to declare upon their entry into the country early this year. Prosecution has successfully lodged the application to the High Court seeking forfeiture of the detained money to the State. Justice James Apaniai having satisfied…