Heavy downpour alerts people

THE heavy downpour in the past few days has already irked some residents and has put many in preparatory modes. There were no reports of severe flooding but the weather office have forecasted that rain will continue. Residents of Independence Valley, West Honiara were already put to work by the flooding drains that inundated some…

Suibaea congratulates successor

Former Malaita premier Edwin Suibaea has congratulated his successor Peter Channel Ramohia and encouraged him to work hard to move the province forward. Suibaea was premier from 2010 to 2014. He lost his seat in last month’s election to newcomer Glen Waneta. Speaking from his hometown of Malu’u, Suibaea said he was happy for Ramohia…

Is she still the clerk?

Questions raised over Sanga’s status QUESTIONS have been raised about former Clerk to National Parliament Taeasi Sanga still performing duties in parliament despite already resigning her job. Mrs Sanga resigned last month to contest the Speaker’s election, which she lost to government candidate Ajilon Nasiu. But concerned parliament insiders say after the speaker’s election, Mrs…

Malaita’s new man in charge

PETER Channel Ramohia is the new premier of Malaita Province. He was elected ahead of his only rival Rev. Michael Maeliau – polling 20 votes to Rev. Maelua’s 12 in the 32-seat Provincial Assembly. In his victory speech, Mr Ramohia thanked his colleagues who supported him for the new job and for putting their trust…

Temotu MPs urged to work together

AN academic has called on the three MPs from Temotu Province to work together and address pressing development issues in the province. University of South Pacific lecturer Dr Jack Maebuta made the call on Friday. The three Temotu MPs are Commins Mewa (Temotu Nende), Freda Tuki Soria (Temotu Vatud) and Duddley Kopu (Temotu Pele). They…

School results ready

Parents told to find out at respective schools THE ease of access to school results and widespread circulation in the public domain through newspapers will not happen. The Ministry of Education’s NESU unit said the result are ready but will not be published in newspapers as has been the case in the past. The Solomon…

Police chief applauds public

Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast has expressed appreciation to the public for the cooperation shown during events prior and during the festive season. “Events such as the national and provincial elections, including the festive season were peaceful because of the public’s cooperation,” Mr Prendergast said. He said alcohol related issues, anti social behaviours and domestic violence…