GP Women & Girls successfully held 3 days forum

Guadalcanal Provincial Women and Girls three (3) days’ forum held on Tuesday 15th to Thursday 17th aimed at providing a platform for girls and women on issues affecting them in the country was successfully completed.  Speaking to this paper on Thursday 17th, National Women’s Forum Convener, Advocacy Partnership and Networking Officer Lisa Horiwapu said the…

Malaita’s response to joint statement

By Daniel SuidaniMalaita Premier The Premier of Malaita Province would like to respond to the joint statement by the 9 Malaita DCGA MPs that appeared on Solomon Star newspaper on Thursday, 17th September 2020. It is an unusual letter to be written and signed by members of the Executive. This statement refers to different arms…

Students in Philippines COVID-19 test

THE COVID-19 tests for the 1st and 2nd batches of students in the Philippines have been completed. This was the first out of three tests for COVID-19 for our students in their respective areas according to the students in the Philippines. This paper is informed that the testing is carried out accordingly and the students…

ESP screening on schedule 

THE Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Treasury and Chair of the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) Oversight Committee Mr Mackinnie Dentana said that the screening and approval process are on schedule.  Mr Dentana made the revelation during the COVID-19 talk back show over the national broadcaster on Sunday 13 September. He said that…

$27K for damaging MP’s vehicles

SEVEN men who damaged three vehicles belonging to North Malaita MP Senley Fiualea at his Honiara residence last November have been fined a total of $27,000. Principal Magistrate Tearo Beneteti has imposed various fines to each of the men based on their age and past conviction. The incident happened on 30 November 2019 at Fiualea’s…

Trial, bail app next for firearm case 

  THE trial on the case of the man accused of discharging firearm in March at Tinge, Honiara will commence on October 5.  Mostyn Maenu’u Junior (Puff) will be standing trial for one count of discharging firearm in public place. His co-accused Joseph Wale will be tried for one count of malicious damage. The hearing…

Suidani: let politicians deal with politics  

Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani urges the public in Malaita to get on with their daily activities and leave politicians to deal with politics.  Premier Suidani made the call during a public forum held at the Auki Central Market yesterday afternoon, This came after nine Malaitan Members of Parliament (MPs) under the DCGA government described…

Philippines repatriation

‘Gov’t on mission to bring our students home’ By ANDREW FANASIA Newsroom, Honiara WHILE the general public continue to criticise the government over the repatriation plan for the Solomon Islands students in Philippines the government gives more detail for the critics. Speaking at the press conference on Wednesday Secretary to Prime Minister (SPM) Dr Jimmy Rodgers…

‘MOVE COULD BACK FIRE’

On stand taken by nine Malaitan MPs on referendum statement By Alfred SasakoNewsroom, Honiara   THE stand taken by Malaitan Members of Parliament (MPs) on the referendum issue is being questioned with some saying it could backfire. Nine Malaitan MPs led by Deputy Prime Minister and MP for East Malaita Manasseh Maelanga on Thursday published a signed…