Businesses urged to support communities tackle crime

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MP assists churches with chairs

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for North West Guadalcanal Bodo Dettke has assisted local Churches from various denominations within the constituency with aluminium chairs. The ceremony to hand over the chairs was conducted on Sunday. Solomon Star North West Guadalcanal Stringer John Toki who witnessed the ceremony said, about 320 chairs have been handed over to…

Growth center for VATUD proposed

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for VATUD constituency has announced an economic growth centre for the constituency will be established at Vanikoro Islands, Temotu. Freda Tuki Soriacomua said this during a visit to the island fortnight ago. The centre will be built at Peu on Vanikoro. During her speech at Murivai primary school ground onVanikoro, she…

Boso ruling Sept 4

THE fate of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Rural Development, Selina Boso will be known on September 4. This followed the closing submissions on her case in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court on Thursday. Boso was tried in a hearing on Monday and Wednesday before Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Kouhota. Prosecution called four witnesses including…

Missing boy found dead

THE body of a missing nine year old boy was found washed ashore at Hammock beach, West of Honiara, Monday morning. This was confirmed on Monday by the Guadalcanal Provincial Police Commander Mostyn Mangau. The boy was believed to have been accompanied by her grandmother during the trip to Hammock beach on Sunday. “The information…

Makili cautions on land reform

Local environment activist and a member to the Indigenous Peoples Biodiversity Network (IPBN), Lawrence Makili, has warned the public to be wary of the government’s on-going land reform programme. He said resources owners must ensure they are not excluded in the process. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare this week said Solomon Islands is facing a real…