Suafa LOs to meet PM

A delegation of Malaita provincial government (MPG) and Suafa Bay landowners will meet with the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to discuss the Suafa Bay cannery today. The proposed Suafa Bay cannery is one of the national projects earmarked for Malaita province by past governments. Reports said, a delegation comprising of Malaita provincial secretary Patrick Taloboe…

PAP signs up with DCC

THE PEOPLE’s Alliance Party (PAP) is formally part of Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government. This came after the party’s president, Sir Nathaniel Waena had signed an agreement with United Democratic Party (UDP) and Kadere Party at Honiara Hotel on Tuesday. The signing of the coalition partnership agreement affirms its full support to Prime Minister…

Top Australian official visits Honiara

The Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Parliamentary Secretary for Trade and Investment, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP, is visiting the country starting on Tuesday. This will be Australia’s first high-level visit to Solomon Islands since its national elections in November 2014. Mr Ciobo during the three days visit will have the opportunity to meet…

Money scam victims query

Victims of the RHA Consultancy, a money laundering scheme illegally operated bya local Robert Henry Alufurai have questioned the investigation process. And they have queried the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) and the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) how far they have gone with the investigation in to the scam business. Mr Alufurai…

Expensive G-vehicle crashed, damaged

An expensive government vehicle was badly damaged when it veered off the road and crashed in the Alligator Creek area, east Honiara, over the weekend. The G-plated vehicle with plate number G-3634 was allocated and garaged by the recently assigned Provincial Police Commander for Guadalcanal Province, Daniel Hunikera. The incident occurred between 4am and 5am…

Myles: Infrastructure first

A MALAITA man says lack of better infrastructure is one of the major setbacks to development in the Solomon Islands. And Jonah Myles said, that it’s something that the current Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government must prioritise and seriously invest into it. He said, that in any development there must be an infrastructure like…

Still no boarding at KGVI

ONE of the country’s state owned school, King George VI is yet to allow its students to move into campus after three weeks of no water. Solomon Water has disconnected water to the school due to delay of payment from Ministry of Finance to pay the outstanding bill. Principal Sam Fangata said, since he came…

East Malaita road praised

TRANSPORT owners in east Malaita have praised the works of the Labour Based Project (LBP) along east road, Malaita province. Lanour based projects (LBP) were rendered into communities by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) to clean up along the roads. Truck drivers told this paper that they were very happy with the way community…