Mbike case to High Court

Four people accused of the Mbike Island shooting incident in 2014 have been committed to stand trial in the High Court on Monday. This was after Principal Magistrate Fatima Taeburi found sufficient evidence against the four accused following a short form preliminary inquiry conducted on their case. Aikan Maelausia, Harrison Niumalefo, Billy Kanakana Ringasui and…

Honiara police traffic checks successful

The RSIPF Police Traffic Unit conducted two major traffic check operations on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March at Central Market area and Rove Police Head Quarters. The two operations stopped and checked more than 370 vehicles, 14 of which were detained and charged with offences related to unlicensed vehicles and other related offences. The…

Auki arm robbery suspects arrested

Police at Auki have arrested a wanted male suspect in relation to the BSP Bank armed robbery incident earlier this year. The suspect was reported to have been nabbed while drinking alcohol with friends at Faurere village, North Malaita by members of the RSIPF special Unit task force on the early part of Saturday 12…

Speaker pleased with students’ visit

SPEAKER of the National Parliament Ajilon Jasper Nasiu was impressed with the turnout of students a brief celebration marking the Commonwealth day at the National Parliament, Monday. Mr. Nasiu told the paper, he was very impressed with the turn out of the students at such a very important event. He said, while many Solomon Islanders…

Strategy framework reviewed

National Development Strategy Framework (NDSF) 2016-2035 has commenced its review by line ministries of the government to further assess and evaluate its relevance to the long-term development plans of Solomon Islands. The consultations on the NDSF started yesterday at the Mendana Hotel conference room. Its the first of its kind, as long term development strategy…

Opposition to PM: Move to Red House

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has reiterated the call for the Prime Minister to move out from his private residence and move into the Red House. The Opposition Group in a statement yesterday questioned why the Prime Minister has been so tightlipped over his decision to remain in his private residence whilst the Speaker occupies the…

Shortage in chicken feed

THE country is currently facing a shortage in the chicken feed for layers which has triggered so much worry amongst local poultry farmers. Report reaching this paper yesterday claimed that poulty farmers in the country are finding it hard to cope with the feed shortage as their main supplier Vuvula poultry is running out of…