Sir Moon Pin Quan farewelled

A DEVOTED father, a national hero and a legend to all is what Late Sir Moon Pin Literati Quan will be remembered for. These were the sentiments highlighted yesterday during a memorial service for Late Sir Quan held at Holy Cross Cathedral. The service was attended by Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer and his wife,…

SINPC announces Para-athletes squad

THE Solomon Islands National Paralympics Committee (SINPC) has released the names of the National Para Sports Squad for upcoming International, regional and domestic Para sports events. Seventeen men and women were selected from recent training camps organized by the SINPC. The first sports event these selected athletes will take part in is the upcoming Solomon…

Illegal activities exposed

‘Sex-workers pose threat to the nation’ FREQUENT illegal visits by local sex-workers to foreign vessels that dock at the Honiara habour pose a big risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 into the city. This was brought to light by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday in his nation-wide address as he warns sex-workers against visiting…

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…