Gov’t crisis management in education

The Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale is unhappy at what seems to be a “perpetual crisis management” by the government in dealing with scholarships and the school fees policy. In a statement issued on Monday, Mr. Wale said, these two important considerations are annual cycles that are entirely foreseeable and the government is expected to be…

In Court with Assumpta

* Sentence for elderly man, Feb 25* One Link’s bail ruling next Monday  Sentence for elderly man, Feb 25 THE 57-year-old man who had unlawful sexual intercourse with his 11-year-old granddaughter in 2019 will be sentenced on February 25. The sentencing submissions and mitigation on his matter was made yesterday before Justice Maelyn Bird. Lazarus…

Call to respect development plans

An outspoken man from Fataleka electorate in Malaita Province man has appealed to his people to respect the constituency’s ongoing development plans. Nemuel Olofisau made the call after learning that few constituency members are trying to disturb the constituency plans and rollout programs.  Mr. Olofisau said since Fataleka become a constituency, the majority of constituents…

$150K INJECTION

Gov’t injects additional $150k into coconut industry THE Government has further pumped $150, 000 for the coconut industry under the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) initiative. The agreement was signed between the Government with Kokonut Pacific, Monday. Speaking following the signing ceremony, Managing Director of Kokonut Pacific, Bob Pollard expressed his appreciation and gratitude to the…

The enduring faith

Dear Editor – As even time swiftly developments in Bangkok where I have found a home for many years since leaving the Solomon Islands as long ago as 1999, I reflected on the many countries I was privileged to have served in as a policeman since 1959 and decided to turn to U Tube on…

Pacific unity at stake

The fall out in the Pacific Island Forum is now a subject of concern and heavily discussed by our leaders in the region. This happened after the members of the Micronesian Bloc decided to withdraw their members from PIF after their preferred candidate fail to secure the Secretary-General Seat. The controversial appointment of Henry Puna…