FSII renews call on resource owners

THE POPULAR concern citizens group, the Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) has renewed calls on landowners and resource owners not to rush into signing agreements without knowing and understanding their contents. FSII President Redley Raramo echoed this warning again after two similar calls this year. Raramo said while it cannot be denied that the country…

Good job

Dear Editor – I wish to applaud the Live Stock and Livelihood department, Ministry of Agriculture for a great job in assisting local farmers with our small projects, example poultry. I applied for poultry project early this year, and even though the flash flood did affect our budgets, I was able to get assistance from…

Dual citizen tortured and killed in Afghanistan was targeted because he was Australian: authorities

ABC: An Afghan Australian who was tortured and killed in Afghanistan while visiting relatives was targeted because he was Australian, authorities say. Sayed Habib Musawi, 56, grew up in Helmand Province, in Afghanistan’s south, and came to Australia by boat in 2000. He held an Australian passport and citizenship and lived in Sydney’s west with…

Logger defies order

‘Escapes with logging machines’ SAMLIMSAN logging company trading as Macranka Timber Enterprise has allegedly shrugged off a seizure order and escaped with machines. Bishop Tuhenua, a local who operates Isles Tropical Timber Limited in Rennell Island said the logging machineries were ‘silently’ loaded onto two barges and shipped from Rennell Island last week. “The first…

Operators warned

Submits your acquittal report or face serious actions GOVERNEMNT through the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) has issued a strong warning to all tourism operators who have benefited from the 2014 tourism funds to submit their acquittal reports to the ministry or will be dealt with accordingly. Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of…