New man in charge of Temotu

The Temotu Provincial Assembly (TPA) has elected the former deputy premier Buddley Soakifono as the new premier for Temotu Province, Wednesday. Mr Soakifono polled 11 votes while his only contender Nickson Lanoli collected 5 votes. A spokesperson for the provincial assembly said the provincial member for Vanikoro ward failed to take his oath which disqualified…

‘Balance diet for children vital’

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Lata Airline worker sacked

SOLOMON Airlines has terminated its officer manning the Lata office in Temotu after it discovered freights of excess goods of certain passengers are being airlifted for free. John Menapi confirmed he was given his marching orders on 2 January 2015. However, Mr Menapi claimed he was sacked for offences he never committed. “I was a…