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Maelanga lauds move to axe sub-contractors



MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for East Malaita and Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition group Manasseh Maelanga welcomes the move to re-establish the public works department (PWD) under the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID).

Consultation needs to reach rural people



THE national stakeholders consultations on the proposed mining bill needs to reach the rural communities.

Ministry unable to police drone owners



THE Ministry of Communication and Aviation has been unable to monitor and police licensed drone owners due to lack of finance and staff.

PMO defends new PS


ETHEL Frances’ recent appointment as the new Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock was not done on the basis of her political affiliation.

Marine resource stocks survey soon



A SURVEY to determine the stock status of certain key commercial marine species in selected sites around the country will be carried out soon.

Call to protect environment



Big Mountain’s front man Joaquin ‘Quino’ McWhinney says that we need to care for the mother earth.

In court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Alleged burglars to face court today
* Taxi driver tried for abduction
* Men jailed for brewing kwaso

TAX BURDEN


Wale: high cost of living killing us

TSI calls for release of funds for election officials

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) claimed it has been made aware by reliable sources that funds needed by the appointed Electoral Officials and substantive Electoral Officials to carry out their duties and responsibilities is slow in reaching them or has not been released.

SHIPPING GRANT



I don’t receive funds; just an allocation says Rini

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