MANUARI CALLS FOR STRINGENT SAFETY STANDARDS & MEASURES IN ALL SCHOOLS

Opposition Spokesperson for education Hon. Derick Manuari calls on the Ministry responsible for education to immediately look into the need to impose mandatory safety standards and measures in relation to the planning and construction of school infrastructure; and to also organise a multi-sectoral approach to make available adequate space for all schools for the sake of our school children. The…

Oti congratulates Kenilorea Jr on appointment as OACPS-EU Assembly President

The Speaker of the National Parliament of Solomon Islands, John Patteson Oti, on behalf of Parliament congratulates Hon. Peter Kenilorea Jr, Member of Parliament for East Are and Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee (FRC), on his successful appointment as the President of the Organization of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) Parliamentary Assembly and…

Solomon Power Signs Financing Agreement with Australia for Tina Hydro

Solomon Power and the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) have signed a USD22.7 million (SBD180 million) grant and loan financing agreement to build the 22km transmission system for the Tina River Hydro-power Project. The transmission system is the critical piece of infrastructure needed to enable the hydropower facility to supply power to Honiara. It will deliver…

LET’S TALK ABOUT LAND

Buyer beware! Buying land is probably the biggest transaction most people are ever likely to make during their lifetimes. As such, it is vital that you do your homework beforehand, also known as “due diligence” to be sure of what you are buying.  When buying registered land, it is important to be sure of who…

The HCC Saga and Police

Dear Editor – As was always said, “The man who asks a question is fool for a minute. The man who does not ask is fool for life.” Also it is said, “Learn avidly, and question it repeatedly. Analyse it carefully. Then put what you have learned into practice intelligently.”  Given my above introductory statements,…