Honiara students meet, greets HRH

STUDENTS from various schools in Honiara City have taken time off from school to meet and greet His Royal Highness at the Lawson Tama stadium, Monday. His Royal Highness Prince of Wales, Prince Charles was able to meet school children of different schools in Honiara when given the opportunity. After the official program at Lawson…

Ocean Policy, Malaria Roadmap important: PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says the two launched documents, the Solomon Islands National Ocean Policy and Malaria Elimination Roadmap is very important for the government and the country. Sogavare highlighted this at the launching ceremony where the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, was also part of yesterday, at the Lawson Tama stadium. He said Solomon…

Prince Charles pidjin praised

‘Crowd feel connected to Prince Charles’ By ANDREW FANASIA HIS Royal Highness Prince Charles of Wales was praised for delivering his speech in Solomon Islands pidjin at the Lawson Tama stadium before he left the country, Monday. Local crowd braving the heat yesterday could not hold back their heart when they heard the Prince of…

Vai trial starts Tuesday

A TRIAL will start today on the case of the man accused of registering in several constituencies using different names. Alif Vai, 50, is standing trial for seven counts of obtaining registration license by false pretence, under the Penal Code. He was initially charged with seven counts of misleading information under section 133 (2) of…

MALA GETS TOUGH ON LOGGERS

Halts export of logs from province By WILSON SAENI in Auki MALAITA has halted all exports of logs from 21 logging companies currently operating in the province until they settle their dues. The loggers and their respective Licence Holders owe the province a total of $4.6 million in taxes and other revenues. The Licence Holders are…

Remembering the fallen heroes 

PRINCE of Wales and heir to the throne, Prince Charles on Sunday laid his wreath at the Solomon Islands Scouts and Coastwatchers’ monument to honour the local heroes who died in World War 2. After a tireless visit to a special service at St. Barnabas Cathedral and knighting and lending of medals to local recipients at…

Tovua knighted with ‘Sir’ title  

ONE of the country’s prominent leaders Paul Tovua has been knighted by His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales yesterday at the Government House. Tovua was knighted for the most distinguished order of Saint Michael and Saint George, the Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (KCMG).  He will…