Choiseul lauds PM

The Choiseul Provincial Government has congratulated the Member of Parliament for East Choiseul Hon Manasseh Sogavare for his election victory as Prime Minister of Solomon Islands. When paying a courtesy call on the Prime Minister last week, a Choiseul Provincial Government delegation led by the Deputy Premier Hon Alpha Kimata said, “On behalf of the…

Malaita govt policy set to launch

The Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) has now approved and endorsed its policy statement called our Malaita Alliance of Reform and Transformation (MART). Hon. Premier Peter Ramohia yesterday said, they have completed the translation of the policy with help of PMO staff, divisional heads and stakeholders early this week. “Each sector have provided priority areas budgeted…

TSI to conduct audit on CDF

A new project that will monitor and ensure Constituency Development Funds (CDF) are used  in an transparent and accountable manner will be launched this week. Entitled ‘Constituency Development Funds Community Audit,’ this project will be undertaken Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI). A statement from TSI said, the CDF Community Audit is a two year project funded…

Chief applauds DCC development plan for East Are’Are

A prominent Chief of East Are’Are Constituency was pleased to hear about some of the major development projects for East Are’Are Constituency being proposed by the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) highlighted in its policy statement. Chief Michael Aitoreain a statement thankedthe Prime Ministership of ManassehSogavare for registering their development projects in the government development…

Bali Nine: Indonesia’s attorney-general dismisses challenge against president’s refusal to grant pardon

ABC: Indonesia has effectively ruled out any chance of two Australians being able to save themselves from facing a firing squad, despite lawyers for the men launching a last–ditch legal appeal. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have been on death row since 2006 for organising to smuggle heroin out of Bali with seven other Australians.…

DCC urge to start with cannery

MALAITA Premier Peter Ramohia is calling on the Democratic Coalition for Change government (DCCG) to start with the Suafa cannery before implementing any other projects on Malaita this year. His call came following assurances by the DCC government to implement national projects earmarked by the last government in the province. While thanking the Sogavare led…

APSS form six results praised

PRINCIPAL of Aligegeo provincial scondary school (APSS) Robert Lafisi on Tuesday congratulated his form six students for a very good performance last year. The high performance has seen 16 students made it through to form seven this year compared to the previous years. He described the result as a breakthrough for the school since the…

Makira to host banana festival

THE Makira Ulawa Province will be hosting its annual Makira Banana Festival celebration in Kirakira, Makira Province in June. Preparation for the event has already kicked off according to the organizing chairman of the Banana Festival Noel Mamau on Tuesday. He said, this year’s festival will be bigger than the inaugural festival last year. Mr.…

PAP renders full support for PM

The People’s Alliance Party (PAP) says it renders its full support for the Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare and his Democratic Coalition for Change Government. The party discussed its official stand in its first meeting this year at the weekend in Honiara after the formation of the Sogavare-led DCC Government on December 19. And its official…