Council fails to collect revenue

HONIARA City Council has failed to rake in approximately millions of dollars of revenue from establishments in Honiara, according to the council’s Finance chair Eric Tema. In an exclusive interview on Wednesday, Mr Tema said the council’s finance does not rake in more revenues since post-ethnic tension period to date. “According to reports from our…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Beche-de-mer case mentioned in court* Manelusi back in court today* Court sets to rule on no-case to answer bid* Pre-trial hearing for accused Beche-de-mer case mentioned in court THE case of the three Chinese businessmen who were accused of harvesting beche-de-mer during the ban period last year was mentioned on Tuesday. This is only…

COUNCIL CONSIDERS OPTIONS

Bus owners, drivers want fare increase By EDDIE OSIFELO HONIARA City Council is considering allowing only the 30 buses that have so far bought their business licences to operate on the one straight road from White River to King George Sixth. Mayor Andrew Mua revealed this after some bus owners, drivers and conductors protested in…