Police appeals for peace after man’s death

  POLICE chief Mostyn Mangau is appealing to the families of both parties involved in a reconciliation ceremony in connection to a murder incident at Marumbo, West Guadalcanal to maintain the peace between them. Mr Mangau said the reconciliation was agreed by both parties after the incident to reconcile with each other and established an…

SOPE ends soon

THE State of Public Emergency (SOPE) will soon end on 24th July. That’s according to Attorney General (AG) John Muria Jr when speaking during the national talk-back show over the national broadcaster yesterday. “We know that on the 24th July our State of Public Emergency will come to an end,” he said. However, he added…

STUDENTS STUCK OVER VISA ISSUE

Five students still remain in Philippines   FIVE of our local students studying in Philippines are still in Manila due to VISA issues. Speaking during the radio talk-back show yesterday, Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development, Dr Franco Rodie said according to their record they still have five students…

Koto urges public to settle matters peacefully

THERE are peaceful ways to solve issues without having to use force and conflict, says the Auki RSIPF Operation Commander, Charles Eddie Koto. Mr Koto made the statement following a knife brawl in West Kwara’ae in Malaita Province, which resulted in five people being injured with knife wounds and are currently admitted at the Kilu’ufi…

SINU AGAIN

University ends Employment Contracts for all Academic staff UNTIL last month it is the students who faced an uncertain future as Government officials and the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Management grappled with the issue of allowing students with outstanding tuition fees to sit their First Semester exams. That was been successfully resolved and some…

Tribal landowners react

‘We stand solid and united to protect our tribal land’   WHILE the past government must be blame for depriving our land rights under the ‘Compulsory Acquisition’ we will not stop pursuing our land related issues and concerns with the current led Sogavare government. “We will continue to exercise our constitutional right to express our…

Xie Xie TAIWAN

Premier Suidani recovering after medical treatment, thanks ROC Taiwan   THE Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani successfully underwent his medical treatment in Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan). Speaking exclusively to Solomon Star Auki from Taipei, Premier Suidani said he is now feeling well after receiving the much needed medical treatment. Mr Suidani underwent his medical…

LOs’ BLOCK LAND

..demands gov’t to sort out Tina Hydro development  LANDOWNING Tribes who were deprived of their rights for hosting the much talked national project Tina Hydro Project are demanding the National Government to give back their land. After several attempt to solve their issue with the national government they have taken another step by stopping the…

MV Taimareho accused yet to plea

THE individuals facing charges in relation to the MV Taimareho incident that claimed the lives of 27 passengers in April last year are still to plea to the charges against them. They are vessel master Michael Roy Galo, captains Joe Malepa and Stephen Waina’ai, WAC Shipping Community Limited directors Esther Hoasihere, John Bosco Houanihau, Lawrence…

TRICKSTER UNDER POLICE RADAR

STEPHEN HOKIWASI – the man credited with Solomon Islands’ latest home-grown scam – is under police radar, sources told Solomon Star last night. According to information obtained by Solomon Star, Mr. Wasi had allegedly collected more than $7.8 million in bank and other fees from his 1, 038-member followers. Sources said some of the people…