Facts about MV Sitka

MV Sitka is 53 years old. This is based on a fact sheet of the vessel from International Maritime Organisation (IMO) received by the Solomon Star, Tuesday. According to the information, MV Sitka was built in Denmark in 1963. However, according to casualty report from IHSF, it was in collision whilst moored with MV ‘Otuanga…

Operation to remove old bombs

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD), will be assisting personnel’s from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom, following a request from the Government of Solomon Islands to these countries, to dispose World War II ordinances and abandoned war relics from our provinces. It will be a month long…

Speaker receives motions

THE provincial speaker for Malaita province, Titus Fika says he has received two motion of no confidence over the weekend. In an interview with Solomon Star on Tuesday, Titus Fika said that one is against Premier, Peter Ramohia and another one is against provincial finance minister Joe Hereau, “Surely, I have received those two motions…

Motion to oust Ramoihia

A Motion of no confidence to oust Premier Peter Chanel Ramoihia as the leader of Malaita provincial government is looming ahead of the full assembly meeting set for this month. The Malaita provincial ruling government is expected to face the motion of no confidence this month when the full assembly meets on the 16th, 17th…

Care centres given timely donations

Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Manasseh Maelanga handed over a total of $100,000 to two local charity organizations on Friday. The funds were raised during the celebration of Malaysia’s independence day in Honiara on Wednesday. Maelanga travelled to San Isidro Care Centre in Aruligho, North West Guadalcanal and the Christian Care Centre…