Calls to upgrade court buildings

Western Provincial Secretary (PS) Jeffery Wickham has stressed the need for the Justice Ministry to upgrade its building and infrastructure in various centers around the province. PS Wickham said as far as justice sector is concern, there is a need to upgrade, rebuild and constructs new court buildings in the province for lawyers to have…

SADE PUTS GOVT ON NOTICE

WHILE appreciating the Mamara-Tasivarongo-Mavo Development project it is also important to be conscious of both the positive and negative impacts of such a development. And to ensure that it is inclusive and does not reproduce that challenges that we have seen with Honiara. Guadalcanal Premier Francis Sade reminding the national government, the developer and other…

TALIFILU CLARIFIES TRIP

Premier Suidani’s political advisor hits back by labelling media report as false, misleading THE Malaita Premier Political Advisor Celsus Talifilu has hit back at a media report that claimed he is currently in Taipei, Taiwan this week to seek financial assistance. The media report stated that Mr. Talifilu is in Taipei to talk with Taiwan…

Screening process to join labour program starts

A TWO-day screening process to recruit locals who are interested in participating in the Labour Mobility Program (LMP) has commenced on Thursday. The screening program featured 400 females and males. Thursday’s screening involved about 200 females at the Maranatha Hall, East Honiara. The screening process was undertaken due to large numbers of applicants.  The Labour…

Road users told to follow traffic safety rules

VEHICLE users in Malaita Province were being urged to think of safety when travelling on vehicles especially pick-up trucks to avoid accidents. The concern was raised to this paper following a number of incidents where passengers travelling on pick-up vehicles were seen sitting carelessly at the back of the vehicles, which puts their lives at…

NZ rep hails youth participation

The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Program Coordinator Josie Anne Ashley was pleased to see the youth’s participation in the community development at Uatae in East Malaita constituency. She was part of the team attending the launching of the Jacob Ladder project – a World Vision Community Service Learning Project (CSLP) at…

PM: financial inclusion an important economic road-map 

THE National Financial Inclusion Strategy 3 (NFIS 3), 2021-2035 is an important road-map to guide the nationally driven efforts to improve access to financial services in the Solomon Islands.  Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare stated this during the launching of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy 3 in Honiara last week. The launching also formally recognized…

West Kwaio Constituents receive housing materials 

CONSTITUENTS of the West Kwaio electorate in Malaita province were pleased to receive their shares of housing materials for the constituency’s Housing Scheme, last weekend. The materials were shipped to the constituency via LC Gulatatae 1, thanks to the assistance of parliamentarian Titus Mokofi Fika. Materials received include steel rods, paints, louver glasses, louver frames,…