Omicron likely detected

OMICRON variant is likely being detected at the quarantine centres in Honiara from passengers arriving from overseas in the past weeks. This was revealed by the Minister of Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick last night during his national situational Covid-19 update. He said 34 new Covid-19 cases were detected in the quarantine centres. These…

PPAC budget bogged down due to shortcomings

The Western Provincial Public Accounts Committee (PPAC) has been facing a hard time after tackling its first onerous  of scrutinizing the appropriation Bill 2022/2023 have again been bogged down with budget shortcomings. This was according to the Chairman of the PPAC, Hon. Isaac Vula Tatapu. He highlighted this issue during last week’s Full Assembly Meeting…

Solomon Finance Ltd is not NPF 

MEMBERS of the public who are seeking the services of Solomon Finance Ltd (SFL) should go to its office at the Anthony Saru Building and not the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) office.  SFL issued this statement today to notify SINPF members who are enquiring about loans from SFL through SINPF.  “Please take note…

FINANCIAL DISTRESS

Govt’s financial woes hit rock bottom as suppliers limit vital supplies THE nation’s financial crisis appears to have hit rock bottom as suppliers retaliate by slashing supplies for non-payment of outstanding bills. The judiciary is the first of the victims. Staff of the Magistrates Court in Honiara were forced to stay home part of the…

Suidani denies links to riot

Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) has denied sentiments and speculations linking MARA government to last year’s November riot and destruction of properties in Honiara. Malaita Province Premier in his 2022/2023 budget meeting opening address said MARA government is not part of what happened then. He said what happened then can be directly link to people’s power.…