Chottu responds to Sun, Garo report

NORTH-WEST Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGDA) Chairman, Simon Chottu has replied to recent reports in the Island Sun newspaper that his revelation on the Rhinoceros Beetle invasion on the Noni Industry is ‘false’. Chottu told Solomon Star that he has evidence to prove that what he stated in the media last week is true. In the…

Young man jailed for attacking couple

  A YOUNG man who attacked a couple outside of the Heritage Park (HP) Hotel last year had been sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment, Tuesday. Daniel Saomatangi, 21, was sentenced following his conviction after a trial on one count of grievous harm and one count of common assault. Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga…

WOMAN ONCE IGNORED NOW ENDORSED

NANETTE TUTUA – the Choiseulese woman once ignored by the Government to be the Chair of the Public Service Commission Board a few years ago – has now been endorsed as OUR PARTY’s official candidate for the South Choiseul Constituency by-election later this year. The PARTY’s Parliamentary Wing leader and Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has…

2021 budget theme unveiled

The National Government has unveiled its 2021 national budget theme, Tuesday. The theme is; ‘Towards a Path to Economic Recovery: Advancing Growth and Services Delivery Through Better Partnerships.’ The Government aims to implement this theme under the two overarching redirection policy commitments, which aims to protect the citizens of the Solomon Islands from the spread…

Adding value to our fish commodity

DESCRIBING his venture into the production of smoked fish fillets simply as trying to add value to our fish commodity, Schulte Maetoloa of Gizo, Western Province is making waves with his product despite still being in its trial phase. Popularly known for his musical passion and contribution to the national and regional music scene as…