Parents urged to pay up

Faumamanu Community High School in east Kwara’ae, Malaita, will open its doors for student enrollment this month, That’s according to the deputy principal primary Matthew Raimae Gereniu. Raimae urged parents and students to turn on registration day, February 8. He called on parents to pay up their children’s fees on registration day. “Last year the…

SIEITI commits to do its role

The Solomon Islands Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (SIEITI) is dedicating itself to ensure the government, companies, landowners and other relevant stakeholders are well informed about resource benefits from the mining industry. This was revealed by SIEITI director and Under Secretary – Economics for the Ministry of Finance and Treasury, Mckinnie Dentana and their communications officer…

Why is Whiteside still here?

A police officer has questioned why Russell Islands Plantation Estates Limited (RIPEL) general manager John Whiteside is still here despite not having a work or residential permit. The officer, who asked not to be named, said this is quite surprising because no foreigner who has no work or residential permit should be allowed to live…