PM assures West of DCC’s support

WESTERN Provincial Government has been assured of Democratic Coalition for Change  (DCC) Government’s support towards developing the tourism industry in the province. Prime Minister, Hon Manasseh Sogavare made the assurance yesterday when the Province’s Premier, Robert Pye paid a courtesy call to Mr Sogavare. During the brief meeting, Mr Pye congratulated Mr Sogavare following his…

PM looks after finance

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will be in charge of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury portfolio for short while. Rawcliff Ziza, Deputy Private Secretary of Government House, confirmed the PM yesterday advised the Governor General to assign the responsibility of this portfolio to him for time being. Mr Ziza said the advice is for the…

Final float parade hit the streets

Honiara streets have been flooded with supporters of intending candidates contesting the Honiara city council election. On Tuesday, along the roads candidates and their supporters conducted their final campaign through a float parade.   Supporters came out in numbers by loading vehicles, shouting, chanting their candidates name and symbol while traveling in convey of vehicles through…

Gold Ridge LOs call on DCC

THE CHAIRMAN of the Gold Ridge Community and Landowners’ Association is calling on the DCC Government to seriously consider their outstanding issues. “As the government settles down and ready to kick start its business, I want to remind government to consider our outstanding issues,” Dick Douglas said on Tuesday. He said former NCRA government has…

Support for gender equality in PNG

POST COURIER- The Governments of Australia and Papua New Guinea have announced a five year plan to promote gender equality in PNG. The plan, delivered through an Australian Pacific women’s development initiative, will focus on creating leadership and economic opportunities for women and effectively reducing family and sexual violence. Australia and PNG recognise that women…