Tandai landowners slash demarcation proposal

Following the first ever Honiara City Boundary consultation between the government and Tandai Land owning tribes last week, Tandai Landowners have resolved to delay any proposed, physical demarcation on the current town boundary pending another round of consultation with the Government. According to the association documents produced during the consultation were not in line with…

Tambalivu celebrates feast day

Tambalivu church of Visale parish in northwest Guadalcanal celebrated feast day of the holy name of Mary last Friday. The celebration of the holy name of Mary was held annually every year. More than 500 people from surrounding communities of Visale attended the program. Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said Visale parish priest…

RSIPF assist Nauru officers with training

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF)yesterday welcomed six police officers from Nauru to participate in a public order management (POM) training program. Commissioner Frank Prendergast was at hand to welcome the officers who are now in the country. The POM training program is facilitated by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Academy through its Officer…

More finance infor released

The caretaker minister for finance and treasury, Rick Hou, has over the past weeks, provided an unprecedented level of information relating to public finances to the public, as part of the release of the first ever Mid-Year Budget Review. “This is a dawning of a new era in public financial management, and I am delighted…

Govt budget under-spent: Hou

Caretaker Finance and Treasury Minister, Rick Hou has said the national government has under-spent the 2014 Budget during the first six months of the year. Mr Hou said the consolidated expenses for the first half of 2014 was 1,621-point-8 million dollars while the revised pro-rata 2014 budget estimate for the same period was 1,861-point-8 million…