Students demand explanation

AROUND 100 day-scholar students at Solomon Islands National University (SINU) have called on the director of National Training Unit (NTU) to explain the drop in their allowances last week. According to cheques received by the students, from the gross of $24,570, the government withheld $945 for rental. As such, the students each received only $23,625.…

New Nadi Honiara service

Air Niugini launches flight AIR Niugini has started operating a direct return service between Honiara and Nadi. The service began on Christmas Eve, using its Boeing 737 aircraft. Fiji-based Discount Flight Centre, general sales agents (GSA) for Air Niugini, managing director Sashi Singh said the service is in line with the current Air Service Agreement…

A bitter pill to swallow

Wale reportedly unhappy with gov’t MEMBER of Parliament for Aoke Langalanga, Matthew Wale was reportedly bitter about his exclusion from the ministerial line-up in the new government. And how long he’ll be on the government side remain the big question. The Australian newspaper reported that Mr Wale, the rising Solomon Islands politician who almost became…

15 babies born on Christmas day

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