World Link tenement clarified

TENEMENT area currently being mined by World Link Resources on Rennell is a provincial land leased out on suspicious dealings. Ministry of Lands and Housing Surveyor General, Jimmy Ikina told the Solomon Star that the particular land area concerned was formerly owned by the provincial government of Rennell and Bellona. “We understand there are certain…

Axiom appoints new chairman

AUSTRALIAN firm Axiom Mining has appointed experienced legal adviser to mining and exploration companies Robert Barraket as non-executive chairman. He is currently the chairman and partner of Barraket Stanton Lawyers in Sydney and has 50 years’ experience in legal practice including the establishment of two successful legal firms. Stephen Williams will step down after five…

Bail to alleged fraudster

THE court last Friday granted bail for the gold dealer facing conversions charges of more than $400,000 in relation to allegations in 2014. Michael Bosa was released on a cash bail of $500 with strict conditions attached. The conditions restricted him leaving Honiara town boundary, to report to Tetere police post in East Guadalcanal once…

G Province may sue builder

GUADALCANAL provincial executive has threatened to take legal action against MS Finay Building Construction Firm to resolve a pending dispute over disparities in bill charges for the construction work at its headquarters at Kukum, east Honiara. The dispute over the bill charge and none payment by the Guadalcanal Provincial Government saw a halt to the…

PM urged to occupy Red House

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has called on the Prime Minister to move to the official residence of the Prime Minister better known as the Red House at Vavaea Ridge overlooking Central Honiara. In a press statement, Thursday, the Opposition group said the Prime Minister must do so now by moving out from his private government…