MINING PROTEST

AN anti-mining group in Lata, Temotu province has protested against a mining talks in Lata, Temotu province over the weekend. As a result three local mining officials were turned back at the Lata airport last Sunday. The Pacific Bauxite Mining official arrived at Lata for mining talks with land owners and provincial leaders when they…

DOCTORS STRIKE

SIMA decline public service offer, move to commence strike By CHARLEY PIRINGI  A NATIONWIDE strike by members of the Solomon Islands Medical Association (SIMA) will kick off this Friday. This came after medical doctors who are members of the association refused the counter offer by the Government through the Ministry of Public Service after their…

SOCCER PROTEST

Konofilia turns down SIFF request By CARLOS ARUAFU A former national mid-fielder and founder of the West Honiara Royals Kids Football Academy, Joel Moffat Konofilia has turned down Solomon Islands Football Federation’s (SIFF) request to have talks instead opted for a protest against the SIFF president. A protest against the president of SIFF, William Lai…

Pre-trial for Sikua

Pre-Trial Conference (PTC) documents on the matter of former permanent secretary for the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services Edmond Sikua is yet to be finalised. Sikua’s matter was brought to the Honiara Magistrates Court on Wednesday and further adjourned to Monday next week. This is for the pre-trial conference. The adjournment period…

RSIPF forensic officers complete advance fingerprint detection training

Forensic officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) today 14 December 2017 concluded a workshop on fingerprint detection using chemical treatments and optical light enhance techniques using the Poli Light. The workshop, held at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara, was facilitated by an Australian Forensic Scientist, Mr Milutin Stoilovic, who invented the…

BIG TUNA HIT

Soltuna exports first canned tuna products to US market By RONALD TOITO’ONA SOLTUNA has recently made history by producing The Tuna Store’s Ocean Naturals brand of canned tuna for shipment to the United States (U.S) market. The first shipment of the newly branded Ocean Naturals to the U.S. market from SolTuna was made on October…