Politics Archive July 2019

The alleged incidents occurred between year 2010 and 2012 when the man worked as a Christian Missionary in East of Honiara.

72 YO Missionary Arrested for Indecent Assault

Police have arrested and charged a 72-year-old Australian national on 24 June 2019 on allegations of committing indecent assaults on young girls between 2010 and 2012 in east Honiara.
PPC Temotu, Superintendent James Toaki.

Police Urges Public to Raise Complaints Through Right Channel

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) reminds the public that for issues questioning the credibility and professionalism of the police, people are encouraged to file reports with evidence so the Professional Standards and Internal Investigation (PSII) can deal with the complaints.
MOFA Deputy Spokesperson Joanne Ou.

Relations with Solomon Islands Stable and Solid: Taipei

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) reaffirmed diplomatic ties between Taiwan and the Solomon Islands on Tuesday amid media reports from the Pacific ally that claimed Beijing is ready to establish relations with the country.
PRT officers and members of the local community construct the Kulitanai jetty.

RSIPF Prepares for Enhanced Presence in Western Border

As the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) prepares for an enhanced presence in the common border with Papua New Guinea, the Police Response Team (PRT) has been improving the infrastructure at the Kulitanai and Harapa police posts in the Shortland Islands.
The Seasonal Worker Programme is seen by many locals as an opportunity to work in Australia - particularly in the agriculture sector.

False Recruitment Agents Warning

The Australian High Commission office in Honiara says it has received reports of individuals falsely offering labour mobility jobs.
Mose Saitala said his officers are working to get the names of the offending election candidates to police by the end of the week.

Candidates Failing to Disclose Spending Could Land in Jail

More than 80 election candidates in Solomon Islands could face prosecution after failing to account for their election campaign spending.
There are increasing amounts of boats going missing, police urges the public to think safety first before travelling out to sea.

Missing Men Found After Been Adrift at Sea

A search party comprising of officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Auki Police Station and relatives have successfully rescued a drifting banana boat after it encountered mechanical problems yesterday(18 July 2019).
The discovery of the Hawksbill turtle species in the region of the Solomon Islands is the first of its kind.

Glow-in-the-dark Turtles Discovered Near the Solomon Islands

Marine biologists have discovered a species of glow-in-the-dark turtles that have an unusual biofluorescence capability.
TCEU personnel intercepted at the NAIA 1 departure area Nigerian Adekunle Michael Ogunade, 55, who attempted to leave using a fake Solomon Islands passport.

Foreigner Arrested with Fake Solomon Islands Passport in Manila

Bureau of Immigration (BI) officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) arrested four foreigners who attempted to leave the country with bogus documents.
Representatives from Vocus, the Australian High Commission, Honiara, SISCC and traditional landowners association with the Solomon Islands Prime Minister Sogavare during the symbolic handover of the golden bouy.

Our Submarine Cable Has Landed: Sogavare

Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare has proudly announced the landing of the submarine cable on the shores of Honiara.
Leader of Opposition, and Member of Parliament for Aoke Langalanga, Hon. Matthew Wale.

Wale Welcomes High Court Decision on Petition Case

Leader of the Official Opposition, and Member of Parliament for Aoke Langalanga, Hon. Matthew Wale, MP welcomes the High Court decision on the petition case filed against him.
To Lead is To Serve

To Lead is To Serve

“To Lead is To Serve,” this statement forms the founding principles of our nation Solomon Islands.
Right Reverend David Vunagi will become the country’s seventh Head of State, and the first from Isabel Province to hold the position.

Right Reverend David Vunagi Officially Sworn in as Governor General

The Governor General Elect, Right Reverend David Vunagi, has officially taken up his role as Governor General after being sworn in by Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer at the Lawson Tama stadium during celebrations to mark the country’s 41st Independence Anniversary.
47 YO Arrested for Incest

47 YO Arrested for Incest

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have arrested a 47-year-old man in Isabel Province for alleged incest involving his step daughter at Samasodu Village, in the Katova District of Isabel Province.
The Commission thanked the support from the PNG Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for their support in opening PNG High Commission offices in Honiara this Saturday.

Bougainvilleans Living in Solomon Islands Will Have Their Say in Upcoming Referendum

The Bougainville Referendum Commission (BRC) has announced enrollment dates for Bougainvilleans living in Solomon Islands.
Officers at the Tulagi Police Station and members of the PRT team who assisted during the election of the Central Province premier.

Police Charge 42 YO Man Following Elections of Central Province Premier

A 42-year-old man has been arrested and charged with common assault following an incident during the election of the new Premier of Central Province at Tulagi on 27 June 2019.