GPG clears NPF arrears 

THE Guadalcanal Provincial Government (GPG) has settled its entire staff’s long due National Provident Fund (SINPF) surcharges and contributions last week. According to a press release statement from the Guadalcanal media revealed that a total of more than SBD $3 million have been paid which was confirmed by the SINPF Enforcement Officer who deals with…

UNI GRADUATES TURN TO FARMS

Finds job under Pacific seasonal workers scheme in Australia   A HANDFUL of jobless local university graduates have left the country to join the Pacific Seasonal Workers Scheme this year in searching for employments opportunities in Australia and New Zealand. This is due of lack of employment opportunities in the country. In an online interview…

Hundreds join fun run

HUNDREDS of people living in and around Honiara concluded their public holiday with muscle flexing hitting the road during the Whit Monday fun run on Monday morning. The route started at Lawson Tama stadium, up the Kola-Ridge cemetery towards the direction of the Governor General’s residence and down the Kukum market and back to Lawson Tama.…

ATTACK ON PS ‘BASELESS’

A Facebook commentary criticizing the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Communication and Aviation, Moses Virivolomo of threatening to pullout the Solomon Islands Roads and Aviation Projects (SIRAP) from Malaita Province last week were “baseless” and “deceiving” to the people of Malaita Province. Premier Suidani’s Political Appointee, Celsus Talifilu ambiguously claimed Virivolomo threatened the Provincial…

SICCI hosts PM’s Breakfast with members

Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare had the opportunity to address key members of the business community in Solomon Islands on relevant Policy, enhanced partnership and respond to the Private Sector Pathway to COVID-19 Recovery Strategy submitted to his Government earlier this year. This was during a Prime Minister’s Business Breakfast on Friday 21st May, 2021…

Malaita executive immovable 

GOVERNMENT Insiders say that the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) failed again when Malaita Provincial Executive took a bold stand to reject Chinese Company to construct the new Fiu Bridge. Speaking to this paper in anonymity over the weekend on government insider said this recent move by Malaita Premier and his executive does not…

Police commends voters

Choiseul Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Vincent Eria has commended registered voters in South Choiseul Constituency and Kirugela ward in North East Choiseul for their good behaviour displayed during both the national and provincial bi-election held on Wednesday, 19th May. PPC Eria said he was happy that the polling-day went peacefully in South Choiseul and Kirugela…

RSIPF bid farewell to late constable Fafoi

MEMBERS of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Auki Malaita Province on Sunday bid farewell to one of their work colleagues late Willie Fafoi who passed away last week. A funeral service was held at the Auki South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) on Sunday to officially farewell late Fafoi. The Late Fafoi who served in…

Malaita crowned beach champs

THE MALAITA Beach soccer team is the champions of the Mariner National Beach Soccer Championship after defeating hosts Honiara 5-3 in the grand final at DC Park, Saturday. As expected it was an evenly fought out match between the two rivals. Malaita made it clear to their opponents they are here for the title and…