PM: Mamara vital for public servants

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare says the Mamara Housing Project will provide much needed housing for public servants. Speaking in his nationwide address on Monday, the PM said the project will build houses that who can acquire the houses through rent-purchasing arrangements.  “This project is another example of my government’s vision to empower public servants to…

Cherishing media freedom

May 3rd each year is a date which ‘World Press Freedom Day’ is celebrated.  Its a time to commemorate the fundamental principles of press freedom, to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise…

In court with Assumpta

Dad admits indecent act, denies incest Alleged One Link boss to plea to lesser charges Men to go on trial for damaging properties over mining row Dad admits indecent act, denies incest  A FATHER had yesterday confessed to touching his teenage daughter’s private body parts but denied having unlawful sexual intercourse with her. The man in his…

‘NO SEVERE REACTION’

SINCE roll out of COVID-19 vaccination in the country there have not been any cases of Anaphylaxis, a severe form of reaction or allergy to the vaccine.  Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare said in his nationwide address Monday. Its understood that prior to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout some people without any medical back ground spread false…

ALL ESP APPROVALS DONE

The Government’s Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) committee has completed all approvals of applications. That’s according to the Chairperson and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury McKinnie Dentana. Since the launch of the ESP, several thousands of applications were submitted from around the nation and went through vigorous and strict screening and selection…