Stop MPs increase entitlement

‘Wale says our economy cannot handle the pressure’ OUTSPOKEN Leader of the Opposition and Member of Parliament for Aoke/Langalanga out rightly says the Parliamentary Entitlement Commission (PEC) should not consider any increase in Members of Parliament (MPs) entitlement. He made this profound statement after the media reported that the Government has proposed a massive increases…

SCHOOL TRAGEDY

Fire razes Tenakoga Adventist High School double classrooms   AN early morning blaze has left damages worth SBD$2.5 million to Tenakoga Adventist High School in North East Guadalcanal after a two-storey classroom complex was burnt to the ground around 4am on Thursday morning. Reports reaching the paper said staff and students were alerted about the…

Clergyman: Open your land for development

A LEADING clergyman on Isabel has challenged landowners in the Province to open up their land for development. “Isabel Province is one of the least developed provinces in the country and I want people to open up their lands to the National Government, provincial government and investors to develop,” Anglican priest, Fr Wilson Mapuru told…

SINSO: Visitor Arrivals here remain low

A SIGNIFICANT decline in international arrivals continues to be recorded since restrictions were imposed on International flights by the Solomon Islands Government towards the end of March 2020. The latest Visitor Arrivals bulletin released by National Statistician Douglas Kimi on Tuesday 31st August 2021 confirmed this. The report showed the total arrivals for fourth quarter…

Western border can manage outbreak

CHAIRMAN of the National Disaster Operations Committee Loti Yates said in the event that COVID-19 breakout happens in the Western Border they can manage the situation. “But it will be a huge challenge logistically and financially for the government,” he revealed this in response to a question on how the government will respond with a…

SINU’s FUTURE AT STAKE

Confidential report paints a grim future of SINU   A CONFIDENTIAL report on the on-going saga at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) has painted a grim future for the nation’s first tertiary institution if the government does not intervene. The Solomon Star has obtained a copy of the seven-page report, which among other things…