Brazier’s final courtesy call to PM

Former High Commissioner of Australia to Solomon Islands His Excellency Rodrick Brazier has paid his final courtesy call to the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Tuesday morning. After 3 years of serving in the country, H.E Brazier stated he was pleased with the state of the relationship between Australia and Solomon Islands and what the relationship…

Anti-corruption day marked in Auki

Malaita provincial capital of Auki came alive on Monday morning with the commemoration of the 2019 international anti-corruption day. The day was marked worldwide under the theme ‘Corruption: An impediment to sustainable development goals.’ In Solomon Islands, the event was marked under the theme ‘United against Corruption.’ Its the first time the event was celebrated in…

Sogavare: gov’t commits to fight corruption

THE nation joined the world on Monday to mark the United Nations International Anti-corruption day with a theme ‘United Against Corruption’. The event started off with a parade from the Honiara City Council to the National Auditorium with members of the Parliament, diplomatic corps, senior government officials, UN agencies, Civil Society Organisations, churches, private sector, regional and…

MARA joins fight against corruption

THE Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government joins the fight against corruption says the Malaita Provincial Premier Acting. Randel Sifoni told the gathering public who gathered to mark the international anti-corruption day in Auki on Monday that MARA government will no longer entertain and accept business as usual where he said; “enough is enough.”…

West marks 36th second appointed day

Western province has marked its 36th second appointed day with a celebration on Monday at the J.F. Kennedy stadium in Gizo. The day’s celebration featured parade by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF), speeches from guests and entertainment.  Groups that participated in the parade involved members of the Gizo RSIPF officers, Plastic Wise group,…

Father jailed for biting son

  A MAN who bit his two year-old son’s head and armpit in August has been sentenced to 18 months imprisonment, Monday. Charles Salven Dori, 24, was jailed after pleading guilty to one count of cruelty to children. Deputy Chief Magistrate Ricky Iomea in his sentencing remarks said this incident is a demonstration of a…

Census field enumeration ended 

Field enumeration (counting) for the 2019 National Population and Housing Census has been successfully completed on Sunday 8th December 2019. Actual field enumeration started on 4th November to 8th December covering all the nine provinces including Honiara City. Census Commissioner Douglas Kimi said it was a challenging undertaking though a success as field operation effectively…