Airlines board defends Sumsum

SOLOMON Airlines board is standing by chief executive officer Captain Ron Sumsum in the face of public criticisms by members of Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII). Board chairman Denton Rarawa, in a statement published in today’s paper, denied Captain Sumsum being paid the exorbitant amounts the group has claimed. FSII has claimed Captain Susum is…

Man jailed for stealing

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Trade policy framework endorsed

The National Trade Development Council (NTDC) yesterday endorsed Solomon Islands’ Trade Policy Framework at their first meeting of 2015. The NTDC is the primary decision-making and advisory body on trade issues in Solomon Islands. It meets on a quarterly basis and is made up of representatives from the government, the private sector and civil society.…

Malaita development projects discussed

Acting Prime Minister Douglas Ete met with the Malaita Provincial executive delegation yesterday to discuss ways forward to implement major projects earmarked for Malaita by the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government. A statement from the Government Communication Unit said, the meeting was a follow-up after Premier Peter Channel Ramohia’s previous meeting with Prime Minister…