Dr Posala exposes SoPE shortfalls

SOLOMON Islands Medical Association (SIMA) President Dr. Claude Posala says mal-administration and corruption are evident during the State of Public Emergency within the Ministry of Health and Medical Services and nothing has been done to address these matters. Dr. Posala revealed this when he appeared before the Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC) on Monday to…

PM to Buala for Isabel’s big day 

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will leave for Buala, Isabel Province this morning to attend the province’s 2nd Appointed Day celebrations. The event will be held tomorrow in Buala. The Prime Minister and his delegation will travel onboard the Patrol Boat, a statement from the Prime Minister Press Secretariat said. The Isabel provincial government and communities…

TRIP MAY BACKFIRE

Premier Suidani’s trip to Taiwan could bring his own downfall   THE controversial travel to Taiwan by Premier Daniel Suidani is reportedly turning into a nightmare and could abruptly end the man’s tenure as Malaita Premier prematurely, inside sources told Solomon Star last night. Its understood the Malaita Executive is considering an emergency sitting, angry…

AUTHORITIES HIT BACK

PG2023 Materials not linked to log pond offloading Social Media speculations linking PG 2023 construction materials to offloading activities at a Log Pond near Alligator Creek, East of Honiara are incorrect and authorities condemn such misleading rumors. Authorities responsible for the implementation of the Pacific Games 2023 including the National Hosting Authority, the 2023 Cabinet…

SI, Morocco sign deals

The Solomon Islands High Commissioner to Australia, His Excellency Robert Sisilo, and the non-resident Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Mr Karim Medrek, signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) and an Agreement to enhance the countries’ bilateral cooperation in Canberra last week.  The two MOUs are on diplomatic training and…

CEMA re-engages with rural farmers 

The Commodities Exports Marketing Authorities (CEMA) is stepping up its operation to re-engage in trading activities with local farmers in and around the country.  This is following the launch of the CEMA Revitalisation and Recapitalisation Strategy 2021 – 2027 in Honiara yesterday, a statement issued by the Prime Minister Press Secretariat said. Chairperson of the…