Extra Honiara-Sydney flights

NATIONAL flag carrier Solomon Airlines has announced two additional flights from Honiara to Sydney starting this Friday. In a statement, the Airlines said the Air Bus will be operating two additional services on Friday 7 and 21 January. “Flight IE710 will depart Honiara 2.45pm, arriving Sydney 7pm, continuing to Brisbane 8pm, and arriving 8.30pm,” the…

‘CHINA DEBT TRAP’

The ‘China debt trap’ concept is a misinformation being spread by some Western countries. That’s according to the Chinese Ambassador to Solomon Islands His Excellency (HE) Li Ming in his commentary on the much talked about China aid. He highlighted China aid is based on respect that has achieved tangible benefits. “China debt trap is…

Toroama hits out at PNG media report

THE Autonomous Bougainville Government and the people of Bougainville are not involved in any secret plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands, Manasseh Sogavare. President of Bougainville, Ishmael Toroama reiterated this in a statement yesterday, in response to a front-page article published in the Post Courier newspaper in Papua New Guinea (PNG).…

Men remanded for murder, arson

TWO men have been remanded in custody this week over two separate incidents in Guadalcanal province, during the Christmas festive season. The first accused is Paulson Sali who faces one count of murder. Prosecution alleged he murdered another man by squeezing his throat tightly, strangling him to death. The incident happened on Christmas Day. The…

HOU EXPOSED

Parliamentary opposition part of the network to destroy SI-China diplomatic relations   THE MALAITA provincial government appears to be enjoying a free hand in spreading false and misinformation aimed at destroying the three-year-old diplomatic relations between Solomon Islands and the People’s Republic of China – thanks to Members of the Parliamentary Opposition. Solomon Star has…