Former police officer’s trial date set

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA TRIAL date into the case of the former police superintendent has been set for October 23 to 27 this year. The former police superintendent has denied all three counts of indecent assault when...

Solomon Islands vulnerable to cyber crime

BY BEN BILUA DIRECTOR of Public Prosecution says there is no existing law in the Solomon Islands to prosecute cyber-crime. Speaking during the national workshop on promoting information and communication awareness on cybercrime and laws, Mr...

3 arrested over Deputy PM residence burglary

WHITE River Police of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) arrested three male suspects for alleged burglary at Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Manasseh Maelanga’s residence on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Tasahe B...

18-yr girl arrested for concealing infant

HENDERSON Provincial Police of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) arrested an 18-year-old girl for concealing her infant baby at Kingdom Harvest Henderson in Central Guadalcanal on September 17, 2017. The infant baby was...

Solomon Islands people fed up with corruption

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA YESTERDAY’S peaceful march to the Prime Minister’s Office is a sign of a nation weary of corruption. Civil groups mobilised bringing their petition to the nation’s leader demanding the return of the Anti-Corruption...

Bill returns October

Government promises to bring back Anti-Corruption Bill in next month’s sitting BY BARNABAS MANEBONA GOVERNMENT has promised to return the highly demanded Anti-Corruption Bill to parliament in October. Deputy Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Maelanga reassured the protesting...

SolAir & Fiji Airways sign codeshare agreement

SOLOMON Airlines and the Fiji Airways, Fiji’s national airline, have signed a codeshare agreement for flights between Nadi and Honiara. The codeshare, which comes into effect on September 30, 2017 will see both airlines place...

Minister Tome’s case adjourns

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE case against government minister David Tome will be mentioned again on October 17 at the Honiara Magistrate Court. Member of Parliament for Baegu/Asifola, David Tome is the current Minister of Provincial Government...

What’s the big deal? Usual NRH practice to charge foreigners: Dr Houasia

By Alice Nantara NATIONAL Referral Hospital top Orthopedic Dr Patrick Houasia has confirmed allegations by the Bulacan Integrated Wood Ltd are true. Dr Houasia confirmed charging the sick expat according to the itemised charges shown in...

Licensing committee for Beche-de-mer export not yet approved

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE licensing committee to issue out beche-de-mer export licences is yet to be approved by the Ministry of Fisheries Permanent Secretary. It must first be approved before it can screen applicants and issue...




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