Court adjourns robbery case

Four men facing robbery charges will appear again in the Honiara Magistrates Court on July 18. This is to give time for a Public Solicitor’s Office (PSO) lawyer to be allocated for one of the accused, Lawrence Liliva. Liliva was previously represented by PSO lawyer George Gray. He is now left without a lawyer after…

Shops criticized for ignoring public holiday

THE continuous ignorance of the shops within the city has received widespread disapproval from members of the public on Thursday. Despite the country’s 38th Independence anniversary celebrations yesterday and the day was identified as public holiday, most shops specially the Chinese ones are still operating as normal. This has prompted numerous calls from city residents…

Chairman: Think Tank work progresses

DESPITE all the negative criticisms against the Malaita Think Tank Group, work is progressing well with resource owners in supporting government’s plan to see development happening on Malaita. Chairman of Think Tank Taskforce Barnabas Henson said this in responses to criticisms made by some people from the province. He said they expect criticism from people…

Please next for two Asian loggers

The case of two loggers who allegedly stole logs outside of their concession area on Rennell, Renbell Province will return to court on July 20. This is for Malaysians Kong Ching Kuok and Chan Cheemin to enter their pleas to the charge of criminal trespass and larceny of trees. Police Prosecutor Elson Konle yesterday appeared…

Teen imprisoned for stealing

A young man has been sentenced to two years, six months in prison for stealing home properties worth over $3,000 He broke into a home at night and stole those personal properties. The period the accused spent in custody will be deducted from the one and a half year imprisonment term. The accused was only…

‘Embrace Peace’

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has appealed to every Solomon Islanders to embrace the ‘gift of peace’ and rise up to take your place in the company of all wantoks, and help contribute towards the building of this country. Mr Sogavare made this appeal during the country’s 38th Independence celebration at Lawson Tama on Thursday. The…