‘No injuries to dead body’

There were no external injuries or injuries that would cause death found on the body of the dead man found floating in the Mataniko River, Central Honiara. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley revealed this to journalists at his weekly conference, Thursday. “At this point in time the examination of his body found no external injuries and…

Blue boat skippers’ sentencing today

The three captains of the blue boats who entered our waters and stole our marine resources will be sentenced this afternoon in the High Court. Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer will hand down his sentence at 3pm this afternoon. Do Van Va, Vo Van Vi, and Nguyen Nguyen have early last month pleaded guilty to…

RSIPF Makira reactivate police beat patrol

The RSIPF officers in Kirakira, Makira Province have reactivated township beat patrols with encouraging responses from members of the public as well as among the police officers themselves. “This initiative to re-activate the beat patrols within the Kirakira township was taken as part of the discipline and duty obligation of police officers, especially the front…

$2.5M DEBTS REPAID

… SI reaping benefits after repayment of debts GOVERNMENT has cleared off a debt of $2.5million with the Universal Postal Union (UPU). Minister of Communication and Aviation Peter ShanelAgovaka revealed this yesterdayat the official launching of the new national addressing system. “My ministry has now settled Solomon Post’s $2.5million debt with Universal Postal Union (UPU).”…

Baegeni leads golden boot race

MALAITA EAGLES striker, Clement Baegeni is currently leading the Golden Boot race of the 2017 Solomon Cup Tournament. Baegeni bagged eight goals from five matches played since the start of the competition. He scored his highest number of goals yesterday, a hat trick against Lauru in the second semi final match. If he continues to…

SPENDING SOARS

GOVERNMENT spending continues to sky-rocket, it____s been disclosed. A close source within the Ministry of Finance and Treasury (MoFT) revealed to this paper, Thursday. “Government’s expenditure continues to soar beyond the revenues collected, thus suffocating government coffers.” The officer who wants to remain anonymous said revenue collected for this first half of the year is…

CORPSE FOUND IN MATANIKO RIVER

A DEAD unidentified body of a male believed to be in his 30’s was found floating in the Mataniko River, Central Honiara around 3pm yesterday afternoon. The police said the body of Melanesian features was first spotted by two women floating near the river banks close to the clinic. They were shocked with the discovery…

Kilu____ufi hospital thanks kids for visit

Director of the Kilu’ufi Hospital in Auki, Malaita province Dr. Henry Kako has thanked the visiting Maranatha Children____s Ministry for visiting Kilu’ufi hospital. In a statement on Wednesday Dr. Kako thanked the kids for their visit to the sick patients at the wards. He said the visit was welcomed by Kilu’ufi hospital and its staff.…

East road service affected by poor road

DAILY road users in East Malaita are facing unreliable transport service as a portion of the East road deteriorates to its worst condition. The last road repair was completed last year and users complain of having to pay for twice as much for road transportation. Farmers, women and children are the most effected people who…