More roads deteriorating

COMMUNITIES that depend much on Fiu-Kelakwai feeder road in central Kwaraáe Malaita are not happy with current road conditions in the area. Speaking to Solomon Star a school principal and chairman of Fiu community John Mark Male in central Kwaraáe said the Fiu-Kelakwai feeder road is used heavily by communities at Fiu and Asian Pacific…

PM TO BRING BILL BACK

PMO adviser says Anti-Corruption Bill will be back in parl October 9 By AATAI JOHN  PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will bring back the Anti-Corruption Bill he withdrew, Monday, when parliament resumes on 9 October 2017. Technical Adviser to the Prime Minister on the Anti-Corruption Bill, Mose Saitala, revealed this in a meeting organised by civil…

FA’ARODO: WE ARE READY

NATIONAL skipper Henry Fa’arodo says they are prepared to challenge New Zealand in the crucial World Cup qualifier tomorrow at the QBE Stadium in Auckland. Speaking to Star Sports on Wednesday, the veteran midfielder shared his thoughts on the first leg against the All Whites. “I think, it’s going to be an interesting game since…

Henderson planning scheme on display

THE Guadalcanal Planning and Development Board and Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey are currently exhibiting a draft Local Planning Scheme for the Henderson area for public comment. The main public event for this exhibition was held yesterday near the Guadalcanal Police Station at Henderson, and around a hundred or so interested people came to…

I’M NEUTRAL

DPP says his office is independent By ASSUMPTA BUCHANANTHE Director of Public Prosecutions Ronald Bei Talasasa says his office is independent and impartial, and that there has been no outside interference with his work. Mr Talasasa explained this as he shared a few of his reflections over the past years as he approaches his retirement…

MALAYSIAN CHARGED

First human trafficking case goes before court A MALAYSIAN national has been remanded in custody on Tuesday afternoon at the Honiara Magistrates’ Court, facing a charge of human trafficking. It’s believed this is the first human trafficking case to go before the courts. Wong Thein Seng was charged under section 77 of the Immigration Act…