Govt aims to improve work attendance

THE National Government through the Ministry of Public Service is now taking measures to monitor public servants work attendance. Minister of Public Service Makario Tagini revealed this in response to recommendations from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) when contributing to the 2023 Appropriation Bill 2022 in Parliament today (Thursday 8th December). Mr Tagini said lateness…

COMPLACENCY IN GOVERNANCE

There seem to be no sense of direction in the government of Western Province since the dissolution of the provincial assembly in June 2022. This is because for over 5 months there has been no care-taker government in the Province until after the provincial elections of 14th December 2022. Only the Deputy Provincial Secretary has…

Premier Suidani rebuts claims

THE Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has strongly refuted claims that Winrock has paid him to recruit people to take part in the 2021 November riots in Honiara. Speaking to Solomon Star Auki, in response to claims that Winrock and the Malaita Premier were involved in instigating the November 2021 Honiara riots, Premier Suidani said…