Easter double murder

POLICE PROBE CUTS POLICE are working around the clock to unravel the mystery surrounding the death of Chinese couple whose bodies were discovered in their business premises, Monday. Two days after the bodies were found in pools of blood, police are yet to establish a firm lead. Yesterday, the bodies of the couple, who were…

HORRIFIC DISCOVERY

Body of girl, 8, pulled out from croc’s stomach THE body of an eight year old girl was retrieved from the stomach of a huge crocodile on Thursday in Roviana lagoon, Western province. The deceased was from Rorosi village, a small village located at the entrance to the Roviana lagoon. Reports reaching the Solomon Star…

CALL TO ACT

Mentally-sick must be removed from streets POLICE, health, and tourism authorities are urged to work together to keep mentally-ill people off the streets when large groups of overseas visitors are in Honiara. City resident Batros Mane made the call after observing some mentally-ill people causing disturbances to the visiting Taiwanese Navy Squadron in Honiara on…

BLUE BOATS FINED: $36M

Vietnamese fishermen charged THE Vietnamese caught recently stealing our marine resources will have to fork out $36 million if they wanted their three blue boats back. Fisheries minister John Maneniaru revealed this in parliament. He said after consultation with the Director of Public Prosecution and the Attorney General, a fine of $12 million will be…

Manele: $300m for livelihood funds

MORE than $300million in livelihood funds in the 2017 National Budget will go to constituencies for rural development this year. Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition and Member for Kia Hograno Havulei Jeremiah Manele revealed this in parliament on Monday. Mr Manele said these funds if utilised properly should improve basic needs and services such as…

Flooding, landslides

HEAVY rain on Sunday night has caused wide spread flooding and landslide to parts of the city and the outskirt communities of Honiara. The rain which continued for several hours had caused flooding to the main highway from Fishing Village and down to Rove. Traffic movement was badly affected which restricted their movement along the…