POTHOLE PROTEST

Villagers unhappy with the roads by planting suckers in muddy potholes   FARMERS in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita Province, have expressed their dissatisfaction by planting banana and taro suckers in muddy potholes along the south road in Central Kwara’ae. The action was taken after numerous calls to the government to repair and fix their roads fail…

Veke: 2021 budget is the most inclusive

  THE 2021 Budget can be described as the ‘most inclusive budget.’  Minister for Police, National Security and Correctional Services, Hon. Veke’s highlighted this during his 2021 Appropriation Bill 2021 debate speech in Parliament this week, a statement issued by the Prime Minister Press Secretariat said. The Police Minister said the inclusiveness of the budget…

In court with Assumpta

* Alleged gold robber wants senior lawyer  * Trial SFA’s $375k theft continues tomorrow* Woman facing assault charge under warrant of arrest Alleged gold robber wants senior lawyer THE voir dire (trial within a trial) that was scheduled to commence last week on the case of the men accused of robbing gold bars and $140,000 in…

HORRIFIC DEATH

Female Chinese shop owner, 44, found dead in shop THE shocking discovery of the body of a 44-year-old female Chinese lying in a pool of blood in her own shop at the White Angel Building in Point Cruz had left chills amongst Honiara residents yesterday. This brought back memories of a similar incident that occurred…

Gov’t policy redirection?

Kuku says it needs clarity   WHILE the Government stated that the 2021 Budget underpins the so-called ‘policy redirection’ and government priorities for 2021 the Leader of the Independent Group of the Parliament said it is still not clear. In his debate on the ‘2021 Budget’ Independent Leader and Member of Parliament (MP) for North…