Police mounts traffic checks in City

Police Officers at the Kukum Traffic Centre and in Honiara City will be on the road to make sure all road users abide by the traffic rules during this festive season. The Police Media Unit has stated that Supervising Assistant Commissioner (AC) National Capital and Crime Prevention Alfred Uiga and his team have set up…

CSSI takes action against officers

6 SUSPENDED OVER ESCAPE SIX Correctional Service of Solomon Islands (CSSI) officers have been suspended on half pay following the escape of three inmates more than a week ago. The three escapees, Frank Firimolea, Dilo Faiga and Willie Olo, are still at large. CSII Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi confirmed the action taken.He said on Tuesday he issued…

SIM president acknowledges support

President of the Solomon Islands Mission (SIM) of the Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) church Pastor Silent Tovosia has acknowledged the united support rendered to SIM to be able to host the 2019 TPUM Pathfinder camporee. He made the acknowledgement when speaking at the opening of the Camporee in Honiara, last Tuesday. “We thank the almighty…

PM Sogavare graces Pathfinder camporee

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has graced the Pathfinders during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Trans Pacific Union Mission (TPUM) Pathfinder camporee event on Tuesday. Sogavare took the honor, not only as Prime Minister but also an ordained elder of the leadership structure of the SDA church to deliver the official address at the opening…

Suidani blasts Maelanga over ‘illiterate’ comment

MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani says he’s not happy with the Deputy Prime Minister and MP for East Malaita Manasseh Maelanga over his statement describing people back in Malaita province as “illiterate.” Maelanga made the statement during his sine die motion speech to Parliament, Tuesday. Premier Suidani urges Maelanga “not to misuse parliamentary privileges to unfairly…

Warrants of arrest for two escapees

WARRANTS of arrest has been issued for the arrest of two of the three prisoners who escaped from the Rove Correctional Centre last Sunday. Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison also ordered the Office of the Director of Pubic Prosecutions and the police to update court on the next occasion as to the execution of the warrant…

DID HE VOTE?

Opposition takes on Robson Djokovic • PM’s Chief of Staff is an Australian citizen • He registered to vote in this year’s election • Electoral office asked to investigate whether he voted or not   By IAN M. KAUKUI THE Electoral Commission has been asked to investigate why Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s Chief of Staff…

Suidani says gov’t united

MALAITA premier Daniel Suidani says his government remains united despite reported attempts to bring him down. “We are united and will continue to serve the people of Malaita to the best of our ability,” Suidani said on Wednesday during the Provincial Assembly meeting in Auki. “We want to make it clear to the Malaita public that…

Suidani meets Aust delegation

MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani this week met Fr Mark Attala and delegation of St John and St Verena Optic Orthodox Church from Melbourne, Australia. The brief meeting took place on Monday this week in Auki after Premier Suidani arrived back in Malaita from Spain. During the meeting, Fr Mark and his delegation told the premier…