Chief applauded the work of media

A chief from Isunavutu community in South Guadalcanal has applauded the work of the mainstream media in keeping the remote settlers of the country inform on national issues and its vital role in driving development in rural areas. Speaking at his home village to the Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star correspondent John Toki, Sotere Ria said…

Movick acknowledges Pacific Judges

Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) Director General James Movick thanked the judges from various pacific countries attending the FFA Judicial Conference in Honiara on Monday, assuring their participation will help to develop suitable legislation for sustainable ocean governance. He thanked the Solomon Islands Government and the country’s Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer for his acceptance to…

Aqorau: ADB missed the point

AN Asian Development Bank report on Pacific island economies recognizes the Parties to the Nauru Agreement’s vessel day scheme (VDS) as “an outstanding global example of coastal states taking control of a fishery based on highly migratory stocks” that resulted in a more than tripling of revenue to PNA members from 2010 to 2014.   …

Man jailed for 30 months

A MAN who intimidated his sister and had in his possession a homemade firearm has been sentenced to a total of 30 months in jail on Monday. Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga, when handing down the sentence, also ordered that the firearm be forfeited to the Police and destroyed. The period of time Charles Ghora spent…