In court with Assumpta

* Mentally disabled man’s case tomorrow * Firearm trial continues Thursday Mentally disabled man’s case tomorrow   THE case of a mentally disabled man accused of breaching the Covid-19 related lockdown in May has been adjourned to tomorrow. Jeffery Basiota who faces one count of restriction of movement was supposed to appear before the Honiara Magistrate’s Court yesterday. However,…

REGISTRAR OF TITLES RESPONSE

THE Solomon Star asked the Office of the Registrar of Titles (RoT) to comment on forgery allegations by the Commissioner of Lands. Below is the response by the Registrar of Titles (RoT) to our three questions: 1. Question. Would RoT accept the Directions by the Commissioner of Lands? Are the directions LEGALLY binding on RoT…

SOGAVARE PRAISED 

For his bold leadership   GOVERNMENT Ministers and backbenchers have taken their time to praise the leadership of the country’s Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare describing him as a strong leader in this unprecedented time. The 11th Parliament which ended on Thursday saw Members of Parliament (MPs) took their time to debate the motion of…

Western Province stages big day

NORO and Munda in New Georgia came alive on Monday with the celebration of the 37th Western Provincial Second Day event. The main event marking the provincial day was held at the Noro tuna park. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare was the guest of honour during the event. He led a high-level delegation including members of…

PM lauds WP 

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has acknowledged the government and people of Western Province for their tremendous contribution towards nation-building, Monday. Sogavare made the acknowledgment on behalf of the national government and the people of Solomon Island to the people of Western Province in Noro. “Hon Premier please allow me to acknowledge and also congratulate…

Constituency still to receive ESP

NEWLY elected Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal Ethel Vokia says funding for her constituency under the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) will be distributed accordingly when received. Mrs. Vokia said at the moment the constituency’s account is still not cleared therefore, she is yet to receive funding from the Economic Stimulus Package in…