PAY REFORM TALK:

Public servants face salary restructure as World Bank begins discussions on the policy initiative announced in 2019 by the Sogavare-led DCGA THE WORLD BANK has begun work on restructuring salaries of public servants by holding discussions with stakeholders in Honiara. No details are immediately available on the World Bank mission nor the discussions. But the…

Dog attacks child in Nukunao

AN 11-year-old boy in the Micronesian Nukunao community just outside of Gizo, the Western Provincial Capital was attacked by a dog whilst playing with his friends. Nukunao Community is situated in the new Titiana Village. This latest dog attack which occurred last Saturday further compounded existing grave concerns about public safety from stray dogs following…

Baton ends relay in Isabel

THE 2023Pacific Games Baton has completed its tour in Isabel Province, the first province to host the Baton Relay following its official unveiling two week ago. The Baton’s team posted pictures of the communities in Isabel they visited, describing their tour as both exciting and successful. “The emotions captured in the photos are like a…

On the matter of State Government:

WAY forward (2) for State Government that was mentioned in “An Inhouse Critical Analysis: Final Draft of the Federal Constitution” says [quote]: Way Forward D (2): “It is important that the intention to restructure the country’s government system along the line of federalism as per the new Constitution must be supported by the entire country,…

Military intervention

Dear Editor, I wish to raise the ill-considered military intervention by the RSIPF after mid 1999 using guns during the so called ‘Ethnic Tension” in the Solomon Islands. At a time when the Commonwealth Envoy, Major General Sitiveni Rabuka, was attempting to broker a peace settlement to the uprising in the Solomon Islands that first…

Kraus lauded in farewell reception

THE management and staff of Solomon Airlines formally farewelled their Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Gus Kraus, who has successfully concluded his short-term contract last week. Kraus whose 12-month term came to an end on Friday 18 August had achieved a lot for the country’s national flag carrier during this contract period. The Airlines family got…