Yow Out!

Court orders controversial CEO out of SIPA premises THE game may be over for Colin Yow. This came after the High Court ordered the former controversial Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from entering the premises of Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA). Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer issued the orders after the SIPA board, represented by the…

Hospital theatres to reopen soon

MINISTER of Health and Medical Services, Dr Tautai Agikimua Kaitu’u says work on the two operating theatres at National Referral Hospital have completed. Dr Kaitu’u confirmed this when asked by Member of Parliament for West Makira, Derrick Manu’ari in Parliament on Thursday on the status and cost to repair the theatres. He said so far…

PM to launch new gov’t vision

THE country’s National Development Strategy (NDS) 2016 -2035 will be officially launched today. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and Minister for Development Planning and Aid Co-ordination, Hon Danny Philip will officially launched the document. The event takes place at the Heritage Park Hotel. NDS will be unveiled with its national vision “Improving the Social and Economic…

Valuers bill passed

PARLIAMENT on Thursday passed the Valuers (Amendment) Bill 2016 yesterday after much scrutiny in the committee of supply stage. The Bill, when becomes an Act, is to reform the membership of the Valuers Board, limit registration of valuers to only Solomon Islands citizens, impose additional qualification requirements for temporary registration of valuers, widen the scope…

Students urged to excel

GRADUATING Solomon Islands National University (SINU) students have been challenged to further their education and achieve more even though they have successfully completed part of the dream this year. SINU Vice Chancellor Glynn Galo highlighted this when addressing the 1541  students graduating from the national institution yesterday. He said, this qualification should lead the students…

Gwaunaru’u to reopen Monday

GWAUNARU’U airport in Malaita Povince is expected to re-open on 2nd May, says Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. Mr Sogavare announced this in Parliament, Thursday as part of the new approach taken by the government to engage Malaita provincial government as the implementing agency. He was responding on a questioned asked by Opposition Leader, Jeremiah Manele,…