In Court with Assumpta

* Foreign sailors to plea today* Auki murder trial continues today  * Female murder accused to be summoned  Foreign sailors to plea today THREE foreign sailors accused of entering the country during the State of Public Emergency (SOPE) period last year will be entering their pleas, Wednesday. Willy Martinussen, Maria Berana Eustaquio, and Michael Kirtley Gee…

Chinese envoy in West

CHINESE AMBASSADOR His Excellency Li Ming has arrived in Western Province with the first leg of his visit stopping over in Munda, Tuesday. He was welcomed by the Provincial Secretary, Jeffery Wickham, and other provincial government members.  Mr. Wickham exclaimed it was an honor to receive the extended hand of friendship by Ambassador Li who…

ELECTIONS POWERS TRANSFERRED

Administration functions of Electoral Office to PM’s Office   ADMINISTRATIVE powers of elections have been transferred to the Office of the Prime Minister in a move seen as robbing the statutory independence of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC), it was revealed Tuesday. At the same time, it was revealed that some sections of the…

VIRUS REACTIVATE

Patient previously tested negative is positive again ONE of the patients who previously tested negative for COVID-19 has tested positive again while in isolation. This was announced by Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare in his second nation-wide address for 2021 yesterday. Because of this, PM said, the number of COVID cases has increased to two after…