Desperate Renbell Premier & PS

15.00 Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm; mso-para-margin-right:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0cm; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”,serif; mso-ansi-language:EN-US; mso-fareast-language:ZH-CN;} Dear Editor – I respond to the Premier’s continuous denial of the legitimate allegations made against him. Of…

Suafa seaport

Dear Editor – Possible print this short letter in your column?  I read with great interest the meeting of supposedly land owners, chiefs and elders who claimed to have inherent interest in the Suafa Seaport Project (SSP) at the Honiara Hotel. I believe the Government is pushing to have these projects get off the ground…

Police, chiefs in consultation

A TWO days consultation between some of the community chiefs within the outskirts of the Honiara city and Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) to discuss issues affecting communities kicked off yesterday. It is being held at the CYP conference hall, East Honiara. It is an initiative by the National Community Policing unit of the…

Cultural entrepreneurs’ training underway

MORE than 20 local cultural practitioners are currently undergoing a cultural Industries Entrepreneurship’ training in Honiara, since Tuesday this week. It is being organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism with support from the European Union, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in collaboration with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS). Called the ‘Solomon…

Culture Bills to Parliament

TWO important Bills related to the development of culture are expected to be presented to Parliament this coming session before the end of the year. Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, John Wasi revealed this when he officially opened a cultural and tourism workshop in Honiara this week. Called traditional knowledge and expression…

PM arrives from UN

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his delegation to the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York have arrived back in the country, Wednesday. Mr Sogavare was met on arrival at Honiara international airport by the Deputy Prime Minister Douglas Ete, Commissioner of Police Frank Prendergast and the Secretary to Prime Minister Joseph…