Iromea non-sense, says Dausabea

Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) Presidents Charles Dausabea says Burns Creek community leader John Seti Iromea’s accusations do not worth his reply. Iromea earlier question the silence Dausabea and his group had towards the government’s recent payment of $3 million to ex-militants from Malaita. “What I can say is Iromea’s comments are non-sense and does not…

World Link gets permit

Bauxite export may start soon World Link, which entered Rennell Island only towards the end of last year, is in the process of making its first bauxite shipment overseas. Mining authorities confirmed the company has been issued its export permit, which means it can now export its products. “Yes, the Ministry of Mines and Energy…

PM lashes out at Statesmen

‘Their knights do not mean they are better’ Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare lashes out at the statesmen who during the weekend accused him of personalizing and deviating in his response on the $3m payout issue. Sir Allan Kemakeza, Sir Paul Tovua and the Deputy Chair of the Solomon Islands Intervention Taskforce, Joses Tuhanuku in their…

Youth sports and life skills development

Dear Editor – The DCCG reportedly paid some $80,000 to facilitate the 20 young Futsal players to travel to Australia and participate in the Australian National Futsal Championships. The young players did extremely well in the Championship games and have returned home to a heroes’ welcome and a reward of $1,500 each in recognition of…

The downside of SIPA’s reform

As the result of recent very high tariff introduce by SIPA, our country may be plunged into economic chaos.  After some dwell time the ripple effects of ports charges together with the inevitable snowballing of costs upon goods will arrive at the trade store.  The shopper’s money will afford less and less and his/her standard…