Airport upgrade to commence November

  WORK to upgrade the international airport led by the Japanese Government is expected to kick off again towards the end of next month, November 2020.  Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Communication and Aviation Moses Virivolomo told the paper yesterday. He said the project should have already made progress but due to Covid-19,…

Suidani calls for calm

Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has called on the Malaita public to behave well when the motion of confidence is tabled on the floor of the Malaita Provincial Assembly today. Premier Daniel Suidani made the call through Solomon Star Auki to confirm that the Malaita Full Assembly decides on the matter today. “Let me remind…

Malaita Speaker faces motion 

The Malaita Provincial Speaker Ronnie Butala will face a motion of no confidence after Premier Daniel Suidani issued a notice against the Speaker yesterday. Premier Daniel Suidani and the MARA executive have no trust in the leadership of the Malaita Provincial Speaker Mr. Butala. Premier Suidani stated two points in the issued notice as bases…

PM: limit number of passengers

  PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare calls on taxi and bus drivers to limit the number of passengers while providing transport service to the general public. Sogavare made the call in his COVID-19 nationwide address yesterday. He stressed that limiting the number of passengers in buses and taxis is among other additional measures approved by…

Motion day against MARA govt

The Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani and the Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government will know its fate today when the motion of no confidence is tabled on the floor of the Malaita Provincial Assembly. The Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) for Ward 14 David Solo Baerara is expected to move the motion of…

No lockdown in Temotu, hygiene encouraged 

Premier Clay Forau of Temotu Province has informed members of the public in Lata that there is no general lockdown in Temotu Province. However, he encourages everyone to practice personal hygiene and social distancing. In a public address on Friday morning at Lata Market, he informed the general public and every market vendor, government officials,…

Marovo on the move with boat building

MAROVO Constituency in Western Province is slowly but surely moving despite the pandemic to provide service to its people as it eyes the manufacturing of fiberglass boats in the lagoon by its National Parliament representative and Constituency office. Though the manufacturing of fiberglass boats are reported to still be the initial stages of trials, it…

Suidani gains more support ahead of motion

More non-executive members of the Malaita Provincial Assembly (MPA) have shown support towards the Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government ahead of the motion of no confidence this week. The Solomon Star Auki was reliably informed that more non-executive MPAs have assured the Premier Daniel Suidani and MARA executive that they are in support…