Flight updates 

The government through the Oversight Committee has organized a flight this week that will bring in engineers and workers to build the University of the South Pacific (USP) fourth campus in Honiara. Speaking during the radio talk-back show yesterday, Secretary to the Prime Minister (SPM) Dr. Jimmy Rodgers said, the flight will bring in workers…

PM PAYS TRIBUTE

PM Sogavare pays tribute to late Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has expressed his message of condolence following the passing of Papua New Guinea’s first and four times Prime Minister, late Grand Chief Sir. Michael Somare. Speaking from his home shortly after his arrival from his tour to his home province…

Call on media to verify info

LOCAL media outlets in the country have been reminded to verify any information before releasing them to the public. Attorney General (AG) John Muria Jnr issued the call yesterday during the talk-back-show over the national broadcaster. He was speaking in light of the vaccines that will be imported into the country sooner. “Local media outlets…

Warriors maintains 2nd spot 

DEFENDING champions Solomon Warriors FC maintains the second spot of the Telekom S-league (TSL) after edging a young Central Coast FC side 2-0 at Lawson Tama, Sunday. As expected it was a tough clash as both teams aim to at least finish behind current leader Henderson Eels who is leading with 44 points. Jerry Donga…

Illegal work affects supply

Solomon Water over the past few weeks has been forced to shut down the water supply to customers in Honiara due to the high turbidity (dirt and silt) experienced during heavy rain.  With no Water Treatment Plant in place, every time there is prolonged heavy rain, Solomon Water will be forced to shut down production…

Gov’ts priority is to protect citizens: PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says the priority of the National Government’s redirection policy is to protect citizens from Covid-19.  Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare highlighted this when he delivered his speech at the Choiseul province 2nd appointed day recently. He said last year, in March 2020, the World Health Organisation declared Coronavirus as a global pandemic. …

DPM urges ministries to step up 

Deputy Prime Minister and Vice-Chairman of the Coordinating Ministerial Cabinet Committee (CMCC), Manasseh Maelanga has reiterated a call by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on all Permanent Secretaries to take ownership and implement the government’s policies under the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement’s (DCGA) redirection policy initiatives.  Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during his meeting with Permanent…

Idu is new deputy City mayor

Honiara City Councilor, Francis Idu is the new deputy mayor of the Honiara City Council (HCC), replacing former City Mayor Charles Aiwosuga. In a statement of solidarity and support of the leadership of the city mayor Wilson Mamae on Saturday, the City Clerk, Rence Sore announced the new replacement. This was in light of the…