AXIOM STANDS BY CLAIMS

Insists Djokovic tries to solicit funds from them AUSTRALIAN mining firm Axiom Ltd has insisted the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff Robson Djokovic attempted to solicit funds from them for his personal benefit. “Around the time when Robson Djokovic became Chief of Staff, he approached Axiom’s Australia-based chairman,” a statement Axiom’s Community Affairs Manager Philemon…

Tribes sign new pact with Hyundai

SEVEN tribes that owned aggregate resources in the Tina River area in central Guadalcanal signed an agreement with the Hyundai Engineering Company Ltd [HEC] to supply aggregate sources.  Hyundai Engineering Company Ltd [HEC], a Korean firm, will construct the Tina Hydro Dam in Central Guadalcanal.  The agreement signed Tuesday 3rd December 2019 relates to the…

SICCI acknowledge PM’s recognition of the Chamber of Commerce

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) acknowledges Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare and his Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) for recognizing the Chamber’s role as the main private sector representative organization in the country. Speaking during the Business Excellence Awards (BEA) 2019 on Saturday 30th November, Prime Minister Hon Sogavare stressed…

Axiom told to pay $7M to govt

THE Government has demanded Australian miner Axiom Ltd to pay $7 million over its alleged failure to obtain provincial business licenses from Isabel Province and for not providing annual survey reports for seven years. The company said the demand was made in a letter it received from the Ministry of Commerce, Labour and Immigration dated…

Express Pelican II resumes service to Auki

Express Pelican II has resumed its shipping service to the Malaita provincial capital of Auki this week after obtaining its business license from Malaita province. A delegation from Express Pelican visited Malaita provincial secretary Fredrick Fa’abasua yesterday during its first trip to Auki. The delegation collected Express Pelican shipping license from Malaita province during the…