Illegal work affects supply

Solomon Water over the past few weeks has been forced to shut down the water supply to customers in Honiara due to the high turbidity (dirt and silt) experienced during heavy rain.  With no Water Treatment Plant in place, every time there is prolonged heavy rain, Solomon Water will be forced to shut down production…

Gov’ts priority is to protect citizens: PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says the priority of the National Government’s redirection policy is to protect citizens from Covid-19.  Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare highlighted this when he delivered his speech at the Choiseul province 2nd appointed day recently. He said last year, in March 2020, the World Health Organisation declared Coronavirus as a global pandemic. …

DPM urges ministries to step up 

Deputy Prime Minister and Vice-Chairman of the Coordinating Ministerial Cabinet Committee (CMCC), Manasseh Maelanga has reiterated a call by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on all Permanent Secretaries to take ownership and implement the government’s policies under the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement’s (DCGA) redirection policy initiatives.  Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during his meeting with Permanent…

Idu is new deputy City mayor

Honiara City Councilor, Francis Idu is the new deputy mayor of the Honiara City Council (HCC), replacing former City Mayor Charles Aiwosuga. In a statement of solidarity and support of the leadership of the city mayor Wilson Mamae on Saturday, the City Clerk, Rence Sore announced the new replacement. This was in light of the…

MISSING FIVE SAFE

Temotuans floating at sea for 25 days before reaching Vanuatu   Five Temotuans who reportedly went missing on Monday 11th February, are now safe in Vanuatu after drifting for 25 days at sea after failing to reach their destination – Nifiloli in the reef islands. According to a report reaching the Sunday Star, the five…

Police house razed in Noro 

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Noro Police Station are trying to establish the cause of a fire that razed to the ground a police residential house at Noro in the Western Province, Thursday. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Western Province, Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu says, “The burning incident happened between…

Soaki pays farewell call to Bainimarama

Outgoing Solomon Islands High Commissioner to the Republic of Fiji, William McDonald Soaki has thanked the Government of Fiji for the waiver granted to Solomon Islands’ tertiary students studying in Fiji in extending their visas. Mr. Soaki conveyed this when he paid a farewell courtesy call on Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister of the Republic…

Local models complete remote Photoshoot 

LOCAL models Blake Lee and Mynisha Boso have completed their engagement in a remote Photoshoot with London’s professional fashion photographer and LPEW lead photographer Tim Copsey, at Heritage Park (HP) in Honiara, Thursday.  The photoshoot was purposely for the London Pacific Fashion Week (LPFW) and to further build Blake and Mynisha’s portfolio as models which…