PROTEST MARCH

Citizens march to protest against murder of Chinese couple WEST HONIARA came to a standstill on Sunday afternoon after more than a thousand people took part in a solemn procession to condemn and denounce the barbaric killing of the Chinese couple murdered over the Easter weekend. The march kicked off from the Art Gallery to…

Officers in Roviana to hunt crocs

A NUMBER of Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) and Participating Police Force (PPF) officers are in the Roviana Lagoon, Western Province to hunt down the number of crocodiles. Supervising Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga speaking at the Police Commissioner’s weekly conference on Thursday, said police are concern with the increasing sighting of crocodiles as well…

Six days on, no arrests yet

Protest march against barbaric killing today Six days on, and the police are yet to make any arrests over the killing of the Chinese couple, whose stabbed bodies were found inside their business premises Monday last week. And while investigators are keeping their options open, sources say police hope of a breakthrough now lies with…

‘CLEAN FORCE’ PLEA

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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…

Huge turn out at colourful Easter fun run

THOUSANDS of people from different works of life ended their Easter celebration with a colorful Easter fun run yesterday morning in Honiara. The annual event has attracted children, youths, women, men, leaders, locals expats and visiting friends in and around Honiara. The route started off at Lawson Tama stadium, up the Kola-Ridge cemetery towards the…

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…