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The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Gizo Police Station in Western Province have arrested and charged a 38-year-old man on 10 February for the alleged sexual assault of a 20-year-old girl at her home village on Vella la Vella Island on 9 February 2020.

SINU extends enrollment time 

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) has extended its enrolment date for semester 1, 2021 following a given approval from the joint senate and senior management committee last week.

Banana flour has commercial benefits 

Dear Editor
- The Member of Parliament (MP) for North West Guadalcanal, Bodo Dettke has received widespread praise from the public for producing flour from green bananas. 

Cash water and power

Dear Editor - Please help. I’m trying to top-up cash water and power using mobile banking 277 and it is useless.


Dear Editor - In a couple of recent letters of mine I made mention the fact that despite high-level parties in the Solomon Islands looking into how best to solve corruption there was no clear answer found to tackle the scourge of corruption, recently said to be Solomon Island’s Elephant.

Preparing Honiara for 2023 Games

Dear Editor - The Prime Minister last week said Honiara will become a modern city ahead of the Pacific Games in 2023 with the generous help of the Government of Japan with the construction of new road infrastructure to ease traffic flow.

The enduring faith

Dear Editor - As even time swiftly developments on Bangkok where I have found home for many years since leaving the Solomon Islands as long ago as 1999, I reflected on the many countries I was privileged to have served in as a policeman since 1959 and decided to turn to U Tube on my laptop to listen, once more, to the playing of the National anthems of those countries, including, of course, the Solomon Islands, Zambia, Swaziland, Lesothu, Papua News Guinea, South Africa, St Helena Vanuatu and even India, where I never served, but was touched to listen to the playing olf the Evening Hymn, ‘Abide with Me’ at a recently held ‘Beating the Retreat Ceremony held in New Delhi. 

PS Dentana: 2021 Budget will focus on key areas 

THE Government’s 2021 Budget will be more focused on key priority areas and critical sectors.


Alleged scholarship fraudster’s trial in March

COVID-19 vaccine coming

In terms of our preparation for the COVID-19 vaccine, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has already drafted a policy document on the vaccines and that will be submitted to the government Caucus and then to Cabinet this week.

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