Beauty contestant hits back at critics

MISS Solomons contestant Sara Cave has defended her participation in this year’s show. The part Australian-Solomon Islander came under scrutiny over the past days, with questions being raised about her eligibility. On Wednesday, the 20-year-old contestant retorted: “I originated from Malaita (Fataleka) and Rendova (Lokuru) as well as Australia. “I was born at the National…

VEKE CHALLENGES GOV’T

‘Governments Covering Unhealed Wounds’ Guadalcanal Provincial Premier Anthony Veke has challenged the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government that it must reconcile with communities in South Guadalcanal. This was because in 2001 and 2002, a patrol boat owned by the Solomon Islands Government open fired on innocent children, women and men in south Guadalcanal. In…

Ms Enoch: Do your best 

The current reining Miss Solomon Islands beauty pageant has urged the six pageant contestants to perform to their best. Deanne Enoch highlighted this when she met the contestants at Coral Sea Resort on Sunday. She urged each of them to do their best in the upcoming event. She further challenged the winner of the competition…

Ramohia’s fate

The Malaita Full Assembly finally met on Wednesday with the provincial member for ward one Malcolm Moli who is moving the motion of no confidence against Premier Peter Chanel Ramoia. The Full Assembly meeting kicked off at 9am in the morning with a speech from the Premier Ramohia opening the assembly meeting. The assembly went…

It’s not human remains

A Pathology result on flesh remains found at Mataniko River, Vara Creek in Central Honiara are that not of  a human, it was revealed. A statement from the office of the commissioner of police said it had received the pathology results from the National Referral Hospital Pathology department on Monday in relation to what many…

‘Case will be a benchmark’

The much awaited tax-free case for Members of Parliament (MPs) that will be heard in the Court of Appeal next month will be a benchmark for reference purposes, Members of Parliament Entitlement Commission (PEC) has revealed. In an exclusive interview with this paper a PEC spokesperson said the case is an interesting one, as it…