Police frontline operations continue

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) is still continuing with its Covid-19 response operation in attending flights arrival, manning quarantine sites and the Western border in Western, Choiseul and Malaita Outer Islands of Malaita Province. The operation hasn’t encountered any major issues, but if there are major issues, the police will tackle them down…

Witness tells of how Tauohu escapes

  A Prosecution witness had told the court that One Link Pacifica’s boss Gerrad Tauohu hired his boat to travel to Malaita last March. Ben Maenu’u gave his evidence last week in the trial against Tauohu in the Honiara Magistrate’s Court. Tauohu is being tried for five counts of simple larceny, where he was alleged…

Gov’t to increase PCDF in 2022 budget 

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has assured the provincial governments that his government will increase the Provincial Capacity Development Fund (PCDF) in next year’s budget. When delivering his 43rd independence nation address, Wednesday, Sogavare said his attendance to our provincial 2nd Appointed Days in our Provinces is manifestation of his desire to decentralise and ensure appropriate…

Wale cautions Gov’t

OUTSPOKEN Leader of the Opposition Mathew Wale is cautioning the government not to allow the delta variant to enter the country.  He made the precautionary call in his special adjournment statement in the parliament yesterday. “The government needs to take a zero risk approach to this variant that is now ravaging countries around the world…

CRASHED TO DEATH

One dead, three injured in fatal road accident   A FATAL accident at a logging operation on Vella La Vella, Western Province has claimed the life of a truck driver over the weekend. Three female passengers have sustained injuries with one serious. A man from Malaita is dead after the tipper truck he was driving…

BEACH WARNING

THE public has been warned to be extra careful when visiting some of the beaches in North West Guadalcanal for recreational activities. This followed a theft incident yesterday morning at the well-known Bonege beach. Benjamin Afuga from Yumi TokTok Forum (YTTF) reported that on Sunday morning at around 8:30am two expat divers and a local instructor…