ALLEGED CON LOVER SUED

A man accused of obtaining $50,000 under false pretence from his girlfriend has been remanded in custody yesterday. David Mali, 28, faces 12 counts of false pretence. He was remanded in custody on Tuesday in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court and will appear again in court on July 25. Prosecution alleged that between 1 June 2016…

FAIL ROAD PROJECT?

Opposition calls for investigation into Parliament road THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has called for immediate investigation into the ‘new road project’ at the National Parliament. In a statement today, the Opposition Group said an investigation must be launched to look into what has been claimed as a ‘crooked tender process’ regarding the failed road project.…

RSIPF farewell late colleague

Late Senior Sergeant Moses Reani was farewelled during a funeral service held on Saturday in Honiara. Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) officers in Honiara farewelled their late colleague after he passed away at the National Referral Hospital last Wednesday 5 July following a short illness. Speaking during the funeral service RSIPF Commissioner, Matthew Varley…

J-PRISM II committee meeting ends

This first steering committee meeting on the Japanese Technical Cooperation Project for Promotion of Regional Initiative on Solid Waste Management in Pacific Island Countries Phase 2 (J-PRISM II) has successfully ended on Monday at Solomon Kitano, Mendana Hotel. The meeting was attended by members of the project from nine Pacific countries including the Solomon Islands.…

Public forum planned for Gizo

CIVIL Society Groups in Gizo, Western Province are planning a public forum this week following disagreements with the provincial premier over his appointment of the provincial secretary. A statement from the Civil Society Group in Gizo said the Public Service had initially appointed Jeffrey Wickham to the post. However, it claimed the premier disagreed and…