Faisi informs SINTA executive of past struggles

The Solomon Islands Teachers Association (SINTA) yesterday held its Annual General meeting (AGM) at the Honiara High School Hall, Honiara. The AGM scrutinized teachers long standing issues, including housing allowance, re-leveling, and leave passage issues. The executive also looked at the amendment of SINTA constitution, the presentation of the SINTA Membership Fund SMF constitution as…

Auki arson suspects arrested

POLICE in Auki, Malaita Province have arrested three people in relation to the burning down of the agriculture office in Auki early this week. Police commander Alfred Uiga said after thorough investigations immediately after the incident on Monday, police were given leads which led to the arrests. “And during the course of our investigation, we…

Work on DCC’s policy document continues

THE Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government policy formulating team is still working on the document according to the Special Secretary to the Prime Minister. Rence Sore could not reveal the time expected to complete the document. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare immediately after his election on December 8 last year assured the nation that the…

SINTA gives DCC ultimatum

THE Solomon Islands Teachers Association has given the Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCC) until June this year to address teacher’s long standing grievances. With this given time, SINTA has called on the DCC to urgently address teachers’ concerns before June. This call was made during the SINTA Annual General Meeting yesterday at the Honiara…

SMF presents constitution to SINTA

The Solomon Islands Teachers Association Member’s Funds SMF has presented its constitution to SINTA during SINTA’s annual general meeting at the Honiara High School yesterday. The constitution was welcomed by SINTA and the SMF members. SINTA’s General Secretary Samson Faisi has described the formulation of the SMF Constitution as a milestone achievement of the association…

Street vendors back in numbers

WHILE a good lot cleans up the streets at night in preparation for the business day, another lot moves in during day with betel-but and cigarette to contribute to the littering. It has been a concern and continues to be a concern that the law enforcement division of the Honiara City Council is urged to…

Malaita teachers want postings released

TEACHERS in Malaita are calling on the Ministry of Education to release teachers’ posting lists for this year 2015. A group of teachers told the Solomon Star office in Auki some schools will be opening school doors next week. “As such, it would be good to know our postings so that we can prepare. Travelling…

Malaita premier asked to review appointments

MALAITA Province premier Peter Chanel Ramohia has been asked to review and relieve some of the political appointees engaged by the past executive. A concern Malaitan Robert Unu said those appointed politically by the past government were an added cost to the province. “It was obvious these people did nothing tangible really in supporting the…