Premiers applauded

VILLAGERS at Marau area in east Guadalcanal constituency have expressed gratitude following a visit by the premiers on Tuesday. Francis Koburu speaking on behalf of the villagers told the Solomon Star that even though the visit was brief it meant a lot to them. “Your visit to our area both on land and sea has…

Task-force takes APID to court

WEST Rennell Island Task Force will challenge Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID) in a court case expected this month. Former Premier of Renbel Province, Timothy Johnson told the Solomon Star in an interview that the west Rennell task force established by the customary landowners to whom he is a member will challenge APID in court…

Premiers must demand better use of CDF

THE nation’s provincial premiers are meeting at various locations in Honiara and Guadalcanal this week. Guadalcanal and Honiara are co-hosting the summit, held every two years. “Community Participation in Local Economic Development” is the theme for this year’s event. The theme may be translated to mean how to get members of our communities to take…