Johnston: I’m the new premier

NEWLY elected Renbel premier Timothy Johnston says he was the legitimate and democratically elected leader of the province. And Mr Johnston called on former premier Lence Tango to stop barking because he is no longer the premier. “Mr Tango should stop misleading the public of Renbel with his baseless accusations,” Mr Johnston said. “It is…

Gov’t bureaucracy a hindrance, says Rongovata

GOVERNMENT’S bureaucracy has become an obstacle to many well intentioned policies, ideas and plans. A Charles Rongovata from South Guadalcanal made the statement this week. “It is supposed to be a system that ensures all government’s policies, ideas and plans are implemented with efficiency, effectiveness and consistently,” Mr Rongovata stated. “Sadly, this is not the…

Females encouraged to take up medicine

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Medical student awarded gold medal

LOCAL medical graduate Nignauna Gagahe was awarded a gold medal for academic excellence, after successfully completing his medical studies late last month in Cuba. According to reports reaching the Solomon Star, Gagahe was among the top five students to receive gold medals for academic excellence. He was the only Solomon Islander to receive an academic…

Policy brings changes to Soltuna

THE development of a long-line fishery policy in 2012 has brought about some positive and significant changes to Soltuna Limited. This was highlighted early this week by Philip Roberts managing director Tri-Marine International based in Singapore. Mr Roberts was a guest speaker at the two days media training held at Novotel hotel in Lami, Suva,…