Kenilorea: MPs must pay tax

ALL Members of Parliament (MP) will pay their taxes should United Party (UP) leads the next government after April’s National General Election. This was publicly declared by the Party’s President Peter Kenilorea Jr yesterday at the Party’s campaign launch and commissioning of UP’s candidates outside the national auditorium in Honiara yesterday. The current bad weather…

UP to launch campaign

SOLOMON Islands United Party will launch its 2019 campaign and commission its candidates today at the National Museum arena in Honiara. UP President Peter Kenilorea will address the occasion which will also see the introduction of UP’s candidates for the April 3 National General Election. United Party, which had struggled to register for most of…

TEAMING UP

Parties unite to contest election By ANDREW FANASIA TWO political parties have teamed up to contest in the April 3 elections. This was evident yesterday when Our Party leader Manasseh Sogavare was invited to be the keynote speaker at the launch of Kadere Party’s manifesto. Kadere Party and Sogavare were part of the last ruling…

Kurukuru’s new coach here

THE National Futsal team Kurukuru has welcomed its Brazilian coach, Vinicius De Carvalho Leite who arrived in the country, Tuesday. Coach ‘Vinnie’ as commonly known arrived yesterday along with Alexandre Argolo, a Strength and Conditioning coach. Both coaches are looking forward to work with the Oceania champions with high hopes and expectations though they admitted…

Ragomo hails new coach

VETERAN Kurukuru captain, Eliot Ragomo expressed the team’s gratitude while welcoming the new Brazilian Kurukuru coach, Vinicius De Carvalho Leite and his assistant Alexander Argolo, an experienced strength and conditioning coach. Ramogo made the statement to the local media shortly after the arrival of the two much needed coaches yesterday in Honiara. “First of all,…

Man discharged of gun offence

A MAN from Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, accused of illegally possessing a firearm has been discharged of the offence, Tuesday. This was after the prosecution made an application to withdraw the charge against Dilys Tulosoi. Public Prosecutor John Wesley Zoze applied to have the matter withdrawn under section 190 (2) (b) (ii) of the Criminal…

Nominations open today

NOMINATIONS of candidates to contest during the upcoming national General Elections this year is now open. Chief Electoral officer Mose Saitala confirmed to the local media, Tuesday. The 14-day candidate nomination period also commences tomorrow (today) as stipulated in the Electoral Act, section 59 (a)(b). Saitala said intending candidates must file their nominations with Returning…

Moves to have compulsory voting

Movements and religious organisations that are discouraging their followers from casting their votes during the National General Election should be charged under the Solomon Islands panel code. Thats according to the Secretary to the Prime Minister (SSPM) Dr Jimmy Rogers during a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Office, Tuesday. A question was raised by…