CDF ACT PLAN

The government through the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) plans to implement the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Act before its term ends. The Ministry of Rural Development permanent secretary, Selina Boso revealed this when she appeared before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in Parliament on Sunday. The PAC had scrutinsed the $3.9 billion budget. Boso…

MAYOR DEFENDS ACTION

CITY mayor Andrew Mua has defended the council’s decision to demolish illegal betel nut market stalls along the streets. And he said councillors who disagreed with the decision and wish to resign from the council executive are welcome to do so. “The decision was in line with council ordinance,” Mr Mua told the Solomon Star.…

NEW BID

UDP relaunches efforts to remove PM Sogavare UNITED Democratic Party (UDP) has launched a fresh bid to get rid of Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare from the party. An earlier move the party’s president Sir Thomas Chan took to sack Mr Sogavare from UDP was found to be un-procedural both under the party’s constitution and the…