BRIBERY EXPOSED

Six (6) resigned M.A.R.A Ministers received $10k each, MPAs confessed   IT has surfaced that the reasons stated in the resignation letter by six Members of the Provincial Assembly (MPAs) who tendered their resignation from the MARA government this week are mere cover-ups, it was revealed. Yesterday, confessions were heard from MPAs within the MARA…

Locally owned TR-Apartment opens its doors

HARD work and sheer determination is what drives TR-Apartment owner, Timothy Raurau to complete his dream apartment which was officially opened by the Minister for Culture & Tourism (MCT), Thursday. The international standard apartment built at Panatina just above the Marine School was a dream come true for Raurau and his family. Speaking at the…

AUSTRAC Equipment Gifting to Solomon Islands Financial Intelligence Unit

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) will be better networked with other Pacific FIUs and better able to combat the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, thanks to AUSTRAC’s gifting of video conferencing equipment to the FIU. AUSTRAC is the Australian Government agency responsible for detecting, deterring and disrupting criminal financial activities.…

Police News in brief

Four suspects arrest for demanding money in Makira-Ulawa Province Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at Kirakira Police Station in Makira-Ulawa Province have arrested four adult male suspects for demanding money from a 75-year-old man at Mamarawa settlement on 12 September 2021. Initial report said that one of the suspects saw his…

AG Office Politicised?

LIKE any other citizen, Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) is appalled with the content of the  statement issued by the Attorney General (AG) John Muria relating to the decision by Malaita Premier on the termination of his deputy premier.  The decision is a political issue belong to the Provincial Government of Malaita province and for the…

3 more MPAs leave MARA

AS Premier Daniel Suidani is expected to arrive anytime soon in the country, another three (3) Members of the Provincial Assembly in his MARA Executive tendered their resignation, Thursday. According to sources from Auki last night, the Non-Executive Group (NEG) in the Malaita Provincial Assembly have claimed another 3 members of the Suidani Executive following…

OPMC: Govt to narrow focus next year

WITH lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) is keen and committed more than ever to deliver tangible development for the betterment of the country as a whole. This is illustrated in last week’s one- day retreat at Ginger Beach where, all government ministries under the productive sector were…