Murder suspect arrested in Western province

Police are currently investigating a murder incident at Vella La Vella, in the Western Province in relation to the death of a 19-year old woman who was allegedly murdered by her husband over a domestic violence incident. Police at Gizo have arrested a 24-year old man from Karakara village, Vella La Vella following the incident…

Auki arm robbery suspects arrested

Police at Auki have arrested a wanted male suspect in relation to the BSP Bank armed robbery incident earlier this year. The suspect was reported to have been nabbed while drinking alcohol with friends at Faurere village, North Malaita by members of the RSIPF special Unit task force on the early part of Saturday 12…

Speaker pleased with students’ visit

SPEAKER of the National Parliament Ajilon Jasper Nasiu was impressed with the turnout of students a brief celebration marking the Commonwealth day at the National Parliament, Monday. Mr. Nasiu told the paper, he was very impressed with the turn out of the students at such a very important event. He said, while many Solomon Islanders…

Strategy framework reviewed

National Development Strategy Framework (NDSF) 2016-2035 has commenced its review by line ministries of the government to further assess and evaluate its relevance to the long-term development plans of Solomon Islands. The consultations on the NDSF started yesterday at the Mendana Hotel conference room. Its the first of its kind, as long term development strategy…

Western delegation meets with City Mayor

Deputy Premier of Western Province Wayne Maepio and his delegation have made a courtesy visit to the City Mayor Alference Fatai and the HCC Management, Monday. City Clerk Charles Kelly said the visit is part of Western Province’s fact finding tour to learn about the operations and services of the Council which can help them…

Opposition to PM: Move to Red House

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has reiterated the call for the Prime Minister to move out from his private residence and move into the Red House. The Opposition Group in a statement yesterday questioned why the Prime Minister has been so tightlipped over his decision to remain in his private residence whilst the Speaker occupies the…

Shortage in chicken feed

THE country is currently facing a shortage in the chicken feed for layers which has triggered so much worry amongst local poultry farmers. Report reaching this paper yesterday claimed that poulty farmers in the country are finding it hard to cope with the feed shortage as their main supplier Vuvula poultry is running out of…

New office bearers for West Guadalcanal students body

WEST Guadalcanal Constituency Student Association over the weekend elected the new office bearers at Marara community high school, West Honiara. The meeting began with words of prayer and a warm welcome by West Guadalcanal Constituency Student Association President Francis Hautara. Both Solomon Islands National University (SINU) and the University of the South Pacific (USP) in…

Safe to report sexually based violence

The victims of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) feel safe to come forward to facilities such as SEIF PLES as the rule of law improves in Solomon Islands. Seif Ples is a referral centre and clinic dedicated to offering coordinated and comprehensive care to survivors of sexual and gender-based violence. Seif Ples is located…