TSI presents insights on ICAC to OPMC

Transparency Solomon Islands has presented its policy position and suggestions for the proposed Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) to the Policy Formulation Team at the Prime Minister’s Office, yesterday afternoon. TSI made the presentation to assist the government in its planning to establish the ICAC and to present their position on the importance of having…

15 MPs face election petitions

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Massive drop-out last year

The Solomon Islands National Examination Standard Unit (NESU) has confirmed there was a huge number of school drop-outs from form five last year. NESU director Linda Wate said this was due to the limited number of spaces in the few school that are providing form six classes. Mrs Wate said only 40 percent of students…

DCC assures TSI of ICAC establishment

The Democratic Coalition for Change Government’s Policy team today assured Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) that the establishment of an Independent Commission against Corruption is a matter of priority in the Sogavare-led regime’s policy document. The assurance was made during a presentation by a TSI team on its position on the DCC Government’s proposed establishment of…

Group want closed airport in Malaita re-opened

A CONCERN group in Auki, Malaita province is calling on both the national government and the new provincial assembly (MPA) to re-open airports in Malaita Province. The group said Gwaunaru’u and Parasi airports have been closed for some time now and must be reopened. Gwaunaru’u airport in west kwara’ae and Parasi airport in small Malaita…