Premier into books supply deal

Guadalcanal Province Premier, Francis Sade has reportedly signed a contract for the supply of exercise books for the Guadalcanal Provincial Schools in return for a commission, according to documents obtained by the Solomon Star. The document, sighted by this paper showed Premier Sade signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with road construction firm, NAYA Company…

Police: planned protest illegal

POLICE says the planned protest is illegal as it assures the public to continue with business as usual after a planned protest to the Office of the Prime Minister on Monday morning in Honiara. Commissioner Mangau in a statement strongly ask those who intend to join the protest to refrain. “The planned protest was illegal…

Our new envoy to PNG

Solomon Islands High Commissioner designate to the Independent state of Papua New Guinea (PNG) His Excellency William McDonald Soaki was commissioned, Monday. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare administered the Commissioning ceremony at the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Jeremiah Manele, senior Government…

Sofu backs Waneagu

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for East Kwaio Stanley Sofu donated $20,000 to Waneagu FC last week. The handing over was held on Friday at the National Parliament Office. Receiving the money was the Waneagu FC President Wilson Orisi. He acknowledged MP Sifu for the timely donation. “The donation boost the morale of the players and…

No students infected in PNG

NO LOCAL students studying in various institutions in Papua New Genuine (PNG) have been infected by the COVID-19 virus. That’s according to the Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Education Human Resources and Development (MEHRD) Dr Franco Rodie. He was speaking during the OPMC talk back show on the national broadcaster, Sunday at SIBC.…