SIPA reform inquiry nears end

THE three-months investigation into the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) reform program is nearing completion as Commission of Inquiry (CoI) now picks up its final week of hearing commencing Monday 8th. The inquiry which started on Monday 13th June comprised of chairman, Tony Hughes; Luke Forau, Dr Patricia Rodie, Florence Tagini, Wayne Morris and Florence…

A call for respect

WOMEN at Gilbert Camp area in east Honiara are calling on the youths to show respect towards their facilities along the road sides. They said it has becoming a normal practice that some young people under the influence of alcohol when moving round disturbed them when they sold their markets and sometimes destroyed their small…

Women leaders told to share knowledge

MORE than 100 women leaders of SSEC women’s ministries within Honiara association have been urged to share knowledge of life skills they learnt over the weekend. Lucy Wanofafia told the women during the training held at Kobito 2 in east Honiara. “I want you to go back your group and show them these skills of…

Top Aust official visits RAMSI base

Senator the Hon. Concetta Fierravanti-Wells on Tuesday visited the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) base at GBR in East Honiara. In a media statement she said, the 15-nation RAMSI has been a major success and demonstrates what Pacific countries can achieve when working together. “RAMSI has been critical to re-establishing and maintaining peace…

Battle for top post

Its between Maepio or Talasasa for Western premier The Western Provincial Assembly will be electing the province’s new premier this morning. And its between former deputy premier Wayne Maepioh up against outspoken provincial member for Nusa Roviana Ramrakha Talasasa. Before lunch time today, the province will know who will lead the province. Most of the…