Malaita needs a magistrate

People in and around Malu’u were made aware that there is no magistrate in Malaita. This was revealed by Malu’u Police boss Inspector Peter Kinita during Police and Chiefs awareness talks at the Malu’u main market during the weekend. The Officer made the people aware after they have experienced an increase in illegal sale of…

Site sought to build war museum

The Solomon Scouts and Coastwatchers Trust plans to build a war museum and an information centre in the national capital, Honiara. The Trust’s Chairman, Sir Bruce Saunders has revealed the plan to the Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare. Sir Bruce said the Trust is searching for a site in and around Honiara to build the ‘War…

SIG to amend laws to allow dual citizenship

The Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare has told a visiting South Korean business executive, Young Ju Park, that his Democratic Coalition for Change Government will amend the country’s citizenship laws to allow dual citizenships. Mr Ju Park is Solomon Islands Honorary Consul to South Korea. Mr Sogavare said people from other countries with Solomon Islands connections…

Fiu Resource Owners commend gov’t, stakeholders

RESOURCE owners of the multi-million dollar Fiu hydro power project on Malaita have commended the National Government, donors and stakeholders for their support and commitment to develop and implement Fiu Hydro Project on Malaita Province. Fiu Hydro Resource Owners Alfred Gegeo thanked the Asian Development Bank, the Malaita Provincial Government, Solomon Power and other stake…

Farmers urged to sell best products

FARMERS are reminded to sell their best selected produce at the markets. A woman wanted to be known as Florence said farmers need to ensure they select best produces from their gardens for the markets. “I am making this reminder because on two occasions, I was a victim of selling of bad products at the…

Steady growth in Fiji economy

THE Fijian economy is at its peak with a low expectancy of a downturn in the next few years. Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Faiyaz Koya said the country experienced a fantastic growth over the past few years. “The economy has been having a slow steady growth and there is not going to be…

PM Sogavare celebrates 61st birthday

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare celebrated his 61st birthday with his wife Madam Emmy and their children Brandt, Shannon and Marydel and other family members in a private function at the Taiwanese Fusion Restaurant in Honiara on Monday. Marking the event with the Sogavares were the Minister for Police, National Security and Correction Services Hon Stanley…

Robbers panic

Give away crucial lead Robbers have escaped with undisclosed box of money after grabbing the box from two Asian businessmen outside the Bank South Pacific office in Central Honiara yesterday morning. But they left a crucial lead for police. One of the men believed to have involved in the robbery failed to make it in…

Park lauds DCCG land reform program

THE Visiting Chairman of Eagon group of companies, Young Ju Park has spoke highly of the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government’s land reform program – one of DCCG’s fundamental reforms. Mr Park said the proposed reform is the right way forward in dealing with the customary land system that leads to the continuous land…