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Father Arrested for Alleged Sexual Abuse of 15-yr-old Daughter

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at Tulagi in Central Province have arrested and charged a father on 19 July 2020 with five counts for alleged sexually abusing his 15-year-old daughter.
"Anyone receiving seeds that they did not order should not open the packets or plant the seeds," Michael Wallace, director of communications at Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, told VOA.

Mystery Seeds Arriving in US Said to be From Solomon Islands

The United States Food and Drug Administration (USDA) is said to be investigating suspicious packets containing seeds from China and the Solomon Islands.
One of the participants at the recent workshop organized by the Western Province Council of Women.

Western Province Council of Women Connects to Shortland with New Ward Council

The Western Province Council of Women (WPCW) successfully formed another ward council for the women of Shortland Islands, a milestone achievement that now directly connects women from both the inner and outer regions of the district.
“The six people have been found drifting in their OBM and are all safe and well. They have been taken to the clinic at Taheramo for a medical check up and the registered nurse at the clinic has confirmed that they are medically well,” says Inspector Muaki.

Six People Missing at Sea in Temotu Province Found Alive on Ulawa

The six people who been missing while travelling in an outboard motorised boat (OBM) from Kala Bay on Santa Cruz Island to the Reef Islands in the Temotu Province on 11 July 2020 have been found safe and well at Ngarangara Point near Su’umoli Village on Ulawa Island in the Makira Ulawa Province at 12.30 pm this afternoon.
The first lot of fast craft boats was donated by Australia in late April 2020.

Australia Donates Two Additional Fast Crafts: Border Efforts Ramp Up

Australia has donated two more fast craft boats to help Solomon Islands effectively monitor its border areas.