RSIPF open day this week

In a fulfillment of being “Polis Blo Iu” or “Your Police”, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) is opening its doors at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara and throughout the provinces to the public in a two-day open day program this Thursday and Friday. Assistant Commissioner of Police, National Capital and Crime Prevention…

ID CARDS WARNING

SIEC issues strong warning on card buying, selling The Office of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) on Monday issued a stern warning against the practice of ‘buying and selling’ voters identification (ID) cards. In a statement the Office labeled such action as similar to an act of bribery that can lead to heavy penalty…

Cash for ID tale revealed

Corruption in cross-border registration motivated by bribery has continued to be seen in West Honiara Constituency last Friday. The Solomon Star was told that some ignorant youths from East Honiara said they were promised $1,000 each in exchange for their voter Identification (ID) cards, after registering themselves. Around eight people residing in Panatina of East…

Aqorau heads new group of educators

A CONSORTIUM of educators and international policy experts aims to develop and inspire a new generation of fisheries leaders across the Pacific Islands region. Pacific Catalyst is a partnership of the University of the South Pacific, the University of Wollongong, Duke University, iTunaIntel and Environmental Defense Fund. Dr Transform Aqorau, former deputy director of the…