In court with Assumpta

One Link Pacifica boss to face court THE matter involving the money withheld in a suspense bank account belonging to One Link Pacifica’s boss, Charles Dora, will be mentioned in the Honiara Magistrate’s Court, Tuesday. The prosecution is attempting to make an application before the High Court for the forfeiture of the money in the…

TRUTH BEHIND GOLD EXPORT

Gold Ridge Mining Limited (GRML) has exported a net weight of 501.46 tonnes at 33 grams per tonne of gold, valued at more than 6 million last year but not in a form of gold bars. This was confirmed by Dr Chris Vehe, Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Energy and Rural Electrification, during a…

ANZAC Day Remembrance Service

 Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare MP was among guests commemorating this year’s ANZAC Day Service of Remembrance. The National Day of Remembrance Service this morning took place at the Central Police Station Cenotaph, Honiara. April 25th was officially named ANZAC Day in 1916 to remember Australian and New Zealand Army Corps who fought bravely alongside…

Claims of ill-treatment in Aust farms

THERE are growing concerns amongst some Solomon Islands seasonal workers in Australia about their treatment by their employers in terms of their wages and welfare.  As such, they are calling on the Solomon Islands Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) to take up this issue with the Australian Government for…

More people apply for LMU work ready pool recruitment drive in Temotu, Isabel and Makira provinces

The Labour Mobility Unit within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade has now recorded more than 16,000 applicants for its work ready pool following recent recruitment drives in three provinces. A total of 940 applicants were received from the Labour Mobility Unit’s outreach and recruitment program to Temotu, Makira and Isabel Provinces. The…