Govt: Wale’s outburst baseless

Accusations by Opposition Leader Mathew Wale claiming the Prime Minister (PM) intends to extend the life of Parliament for five years were baseless and grossly misleading. First, it is Parliament that has the legal mandate to amend the Constitution to extend the life of Parliament, NOT the Prime Minister, a statement issued by Government Communication…

SHOW OF HUMILITY

Suidani thanks Malaita MPs for attending event The Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has thanked Malaitan leaders at the national level for their show of support towards the Malaita Sons and Daughter reconciliation ceremony. Speaking to local media yesterday in Auki, Premier Suidani said the presence of some Malaitan Members of Parliament (MP) shows that…

Dean slams DCGA

On the basis for extending life of Parliament THE Leader of the Independent Group in Parliament has called on the Prime Minister to take his government’s proposal to extend the life of parliament to the people in the 2023 General Elections. John Dean Kuku made the comment following revelations that Cabinet has agreed to extend…

TSL final showdown

THE country’s top tier football league, the Telekom S-league (TSL) will wrap up its 2021 season this weekend at Lawson Tama Stadium with the final six matches. Real Kakamora FC and Kula FC will kick off Match Week 21’s matches at 12pm this Saturday. Kakamora is aiming to finish in the top four, however, were…

U18 Girls winners awarded

WINNERS of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) U18 Girls Football league were awarded their respective awards in a prize presentation ceremony at Pacific Casino Hotel, Wednesday. Champions White River School U18 girls received the winning trophy, gold medals and $10 000. Second prize award of silver medals and $8 000 was awarded to Marara…

Report: SIG not combating corruption

ABOUT 52% of respondents that took part in a survey Global Corruption Barometer believe Solomon Islands Government (SIG) is not doing a good job combating corruption. TSI Vice Chairman Rodney Kingmele highlighted this in his keynote address at the launch of the Global Corruption Barometer – Pacific 2021 report on Tuesday. “52% of respondents believe…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

Alleged mobile phones thief to plea   A YOUNG man accused of stealing two mobile phones from two people at different occasions this year in Honiara will plea to the allegations, on November 30. Carlson Talafu, 19, is facing two counts of simple larceny. He appeared in the Honiara Magistrate’s Court and his matter was…

Kwaibala, Bina river catchment areas set for PES developments

WINROCK International Solomon Islands’ Community Engagement Team have reached out to Bina and Kwaibala communities and surrounding areas in preparation for the roll-out of river catchment management and forest protection activities. Protection of fresh waters through forest management and conservation at these catchment areas are crucial to ensure clean and sufficient water supply to the…