Sharon starts Gold Coast journey

OCEANIA long distance queen, Sharon Firisua has started her Gold Coast Commonwealth journey on Monday as she heads off for the games pre-event’s training in Queensland, Australia. Accompanying Sharon on the trip was national men’s long distance runner, Patrick Kam. They will undergo training at the Griffith University with some of the Commonwealth’s most elite…

OPPOSITION URGE PM TO FIRE AVIATION MINISTER

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has reiterated its call for the immediate termination of the Minister of Aviation & Communication Peter Shanel. In a statement on Thursday, the Opposition Group called on the Prime Minister to remove his aviation minister following serious allegations levelled against him by former aviation director George Satu. Mr Satu who was…

‘ALERT’ MODE

NRH to beef up COVID-19 alert, prevention and preparedness The National Referral Hospital (NRH) will be beefing up its COVID-19 alert this week.  This will involve closure and strict monitoring of all entry points into the hospital, a statement from the Ministry of Health and Medical Services said yesterday.  The public car parking area at…

Solomon Power opens new Gizo office 

Solomon Power has opened its new office at Gizo, Western Province, Tuesday.  The office was officially opened by the Chairman of the Board of Directors David K.C. Quan O.B.E and the Premier of Western Province, David Gina.  This is a milestone for Solomon Power and the opening is a very important event.  The new office…

NHA, HCC sign deal to upgrade fields

The National Hosting Authority (NHA) and The Honiara City Council (HCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for NHA to plan and facilitate the upgrading of the City Council’s public fields for athletes’ preparations. The MOU was signed by NHA’s Executive Director; Christian Nieng and Director HCC’s Woman, Youth and Sports division; Fox Qwaina…

Isabel constituency lauds govt’s NTF aid 

PEOPLE of Hograno, Kia and Havulei constituency in Isabel Province have applauded the National Government for supporting the constituency to purchase a passenger vessel that will address their maritime transport needs. The MV Lady Libaka was handed over to the constituency Wednesday last week at a ceremony in Kaevanga port, Hograno district by the Deputy…

RSIPF responds to Opposition Leader 

The Commissioner of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has responded to a media article issued by Mathew Wale, Opposition Leader warning Commissioner of Police to thread carefully over the Suidani saga. The article was published on Saturday 24 July 2021. In a statement police said: “We must be very clear that the mandated…

Wale confirms receiving copy of petition 

LEADER of Opposition, Matthew Wale has confirmed that he received a copy of a petition addressed to the Prime Minister, by Honiara-based Malaitans, containing 8,210 signatures. The petition makes eight requests. Wale stressed that it is important our people are allowed to freely and openly express their views, adding that the government must not stifle…

OPMC: CELSUS, SUIDANI ARREST IS A LIE

THE Office of the Prime Minister & Cabinet (OPMC) has clarified that the imminent arrest of the Malaitan Premier and his advisor is a fabricated rumor manufactured by a person who is of interest to the law enforcement authorities. OPMC is aware that the rumor of the imminent arrest was intentionally made to skew public…