Opposition: Late submission improper

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group still strongly holds the view that the Minister of Finance has breached section 52(1)(a) of the Public Finance Management Act –PFM. Responding to a statement by the Ministry of Finance, Tuesday, the Opposition Group said whilst they acknowledged that the Ministry has confirmed tabling the mid-year review report on the 2016…

PM arrives today

Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare arrives back in Honiara today, from New York where he has been for the 71st United Nations General Assembly. The 71st UNGA has been an extra-ordinary one for Solomon Islands participation as apart from the presentation of the country’s national address and attendance of UNGA side events, the country assumed…

Students encouraged to maintain discipline

YOU must have visions and work towards those visions in your education. Minister for environment, climate change, disaster management and meteorology and MP for Gao-Bugotu, Samuel Manetoali told the students of Sir Dudley Tuti College (Kamaosi) during his visit to the school. “Discipline yourself and work towards your dreams,” Minister Manetoali said. A total of…

Dala hosts youth rally

DALA Anglican Parish in West Kwara’ae in Malaita province has organized a youth rally for five days commencing Saturday 24th September. Youths from Buma and Aitea from Central region including St Paul, Auki from Keava region as well as St Michael Ngongosila from the eastern region took part in the five days event. The official…

Concern over illegal settlements

THE Honiara City Council together with the Country Planning Board (CPB) has been urged to proactive in executing their duty to ensure residents abide to council laws. Chris Sae a Public Servant and a Honiara resident told the Solomon Star Tuesday. He said the raise in illegal settlement within the town boundary is a serious…

JICA eyes rural health improvement

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is focusing on a health promoting village project project to improve the health condition of people living in the rural areas. Chief adviser of the project Dr. Rikimaru of JICA said the project will kick start, once the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) approved their proposal in November…

MP delivers materials, constituents happy

A NUMBER of constituents of Lau/Baelelea constituency, Malaita province have expressed to their Member of Parliament (MP) Augustine Auga for delivering materials for their housing project. The delivery of the housing materials took place on the coast of Foltana, by a huge landing craft. The materials included roofing iron, nails, 100 petrol drums of 44…