Australia’s Direct Aid Program supports 12 more communities

 The Australian Government, through the Direct Aid Program (DAP), is pleased to fund 12 additional community-led projects, taking the total number of DAP-funded projects to 19 for the 2021 calendar year. On 12 November, Counsellor (Political) Kevin Playford and DAP Manager Laura Wilson congratulated the successful project applicants during a handover ceremony at the Australian High Commission. The 12 projects in this round will support communities across Solomon Islands, including in Isabel, Western, Choiseul,…

HOME RAZED OVER BECHE-DE-MER ROW

AN argument between a father and his son over the lucrative beche-de-mer product has led to the burning of a home in small Ngella, Central Province. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Central Province, Superintendent David Soakai in a statement issued by Police Media Unit said the incident happened after an argument between the suspect (father) and…

‘DECEPTIVE SCHEME’

 Wale accuses PM of misleading nation to extend life of parliament Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s recent statement confirming Government’s intention to extend the life of Parliament has been dubbed by Opposition Leader as purely ‘deceptive.’ Matthew Wale in a statement on Wednesday insisted that the Prime Minister has been misleading the public in his statements…