Businesses urged to pay licenses

DEPUTY Mayor of Honiara City and Chairman of Finance Charles Aiwosuga, has made a strong appeal to all business houses, vehicle owners and retail shops within the City to pay up their Business Licenses. He made the call following lack of payment from some business owners on their licences to operate within the City, as…

Appeal for calm

The Malaita Provincial Police Commander (PPC) acting Timothy Apaesi has called on the Malaita general public to remain clam and stay out of politics and let politicians deal with politics. The PPC acting made the call on Thursday ahead of the motion of no confidence to oust the Malaita Premier Peter Chanel Ramoihia and his…

Customers pleased with Uni14 data upgrade

MORE Bmobile-Vodafone customers over the weekend have been utilizing the Uni14 product of the telecommunication company after the successful launch of the D-Club, last Friday. Speaking to the Solomon Star, a faithful customer of Bmobile-Vodafone Lazarus Kwairi lauded the company for such data upgrade done with the Uni14 product. “Now, I don’t have to spend…

Police arrest kwaso brewer

GUADALCANAL police have arrested a man at Tenaru, East Honiara on Tuesday afternoon for brewing the illegal home brew, Kwaso. Deputy Police Commissioner Gabrial Manelusi during the police press conference on Thursday said the suspect was arrested while in the process of brewing Kwaso. “Police raided the area and confiscated the Kwaso, a 45 cylinder…

Police visits to communities continue

Police will be continuing to conduct their visitation program this weekend in Honiara and throughout the provinces. The visitation program is a new approach that police are engaging in to establish a better partnership with the communities. Police will visit targeted communities in Honiara and across the country. It is to help improve information and…

URGENT PROBE!

PM orders investigation into Rennell logging violence PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has reportedly ordered an urgent investigation into the deepening violence-related logging operations in West Rennell, Renbel Province. This followed a briefing by the Peace and Reconciliation Committee after it was approached by landowners who feared the situation on West Rennell could ignite a repeat…

Case referred to authorities

Malaita Provincial government’s illegal borrowing has been referred to relevant authorities for investigation. The referral was made by a group of Malaitans who investigated the matter in the wake of the scandal. The provincial executive under the leadership of Premier Peter Ramohia has illegally borrowed more than $5 million from businessmen, some of them members…