Suidani denies bribery allegations

THE Malaita Provincial Premier, Daniel Suidani has denied allegations that the MARA government promised $20,000 and shell money for MPAs who remain with the MARA government. According to allegations spread by MPAs who resigned from MARA, on the night of Friday 17th September, the Malaita provincial minister of finance was driving to see the MPA for…

SUTTON UNDER SPOTLIGHT

Customs and Excise boss caught for breaking country’s financial laws   THE Comptroller of Customs, Jim Sutton, has once again being put on the spotlight for allegedly breaking the law by creating an ‘unauthorised’ commercial bank account in which proceeds of vehicles sold by public auction conducted by Customs are deposited. At the same time,…

SICCI, Facebook partnership

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) become the first Chamber of Commerce in the Pacific to establish a Partnership with Facebook that provided a training opportunity for local businesses to engage in an exciting session directly with of one the world’s most popular social media platform. The ‘Boost with Facebook’ workshop saw…

Missing $300k case file with DPP

POLICE Chief Mostyn Mangau has on Thursday confirmed the case file of the missing $300k exhibit is now with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions ODPP. He told reporters that the file was forwarded last Friday to the ODPP. “The case file was compiled and forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)…

Resigned MPAs want to reconcile with MARA

A NUMBER of Members of the Provincial Assembly (MPAs) who recently tendered their resignations from the MARA government have reportedly wanted to reconcile with the government. Information reaching Solomon Star Auki claimed that some of the six MPAs are now in talks with MARA government to try, reconcile and return their portfolios. At this stage,…

Koloale, football queens

KOLOALE women’s football club is the champion of the Solrais Women’s Premier League (SWPL) Championship. Koloale defeated Frigates United FC 4-1 in penalty shootout following a scoreless 100 minutes of play at Lawson Tama, Thursday. They made history as the second team to have won the SWPL championship since it started last year. Koloale has…