Kenwood: SolTuna product best in the world 

SolTuna Limited Marketing Manager Harry Kenwood on Tuesday highlighted SolTuna produces the best tuna in the world.  Mr. Harry stated this during the handing over of the $50 thousand dollars promotion cash giveaway prizes to the winners in front of the SolTuna office, Point Cruz Honiara.  “Our products, our tuna is one of the best tuna, I can regard…

Communities, schools in Makira learn about child protection, safeguarding 

Four communities and four schools in Makira Ulawa Province have trained about Child Protection and Safeguarding and Disability Inclusiveness and equality.  The communities were Tadahadi Community, Wango, Manita and Manihuki Community while the schools were Etemarore Primary School, Toroiwango Primary School, Taripara Community High School and Primary School and Manama Primary School,  a statement issued…

‘Emergency, not an excuse for corruption’

CHAIRMAN of the Bills and Legislation Mathew Wale says that disasters and emergencies must not become an excuse for corruption while we want work to be done quickly. His comments came after Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) Steven Maesiola get caught up in the COVID-19 emergency to complete important COVID-19…

Six months in jail for phone theft 

A YOUNG man who confesses to stealing a phone that was later returned to its owner has been sentenced to six months in prison, Tuesday. Patterson Faisi, 20, was sentenced on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to one count of simple larceny. Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea said Faisi’s action is a selfish kind of…

Police probe death incident in Makira

Kira Kira Police of the Makira Ulawa Provincial Headquarters says its crime investigators are investigating a report that a male student from Nuku Kaisi in the Makirima Area of West Bauro, Central Makira had taken his own life. PPC Peter Sitai says his crime investigators who have been to the scene have yet to find…

VICTIMS REACT

AIPF SI Ltd’s victims to meet CBSI Intelligence Unit today   INDIGENOUS victims of AIPF SI Ltd’s consultancy dealings will meet the Intelligence Unit of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) this morning, sources told Solomon Star last night. Many will be there to express their disappointment that the CBSI, has failed to protect…

DIARRHOEA ALERT

Six deaths recorded A SURGE in the number of diarrhoea cases in parts of the country has triggered the government through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) surveillance system to issue an ‘alert’ advise. A statement issued by the Ministry of Health yesterday said spikes in diarrhoea cases were reported mainly in Gizo Hospital…