Why flood victims insist

Leni says repeat of Western and Temotu tsunami problems likely FLOOD victims do not demand money from the government according to interim chairman of the Flood Victims Taskforce Committee Jeffrey Leni. Speaking exclusively to the Solomon Star about the plight of flood victims, Mr Leni said the victims want relocation and fair rehabilitation. “We initially…

Multi-million dollar project

Honiara’s multi-million seaport expansion project is set to start after the signing of the exchange notes and grant agreement (EN/GA) yesterday in Honiara. The project secures a total grant of ¥ 2,681,000,000.00 Japanese Yen (SBD$190 million) for its construction works by the Japanese government that will now begin. This follows the signing of the projects…

Police remain on high alert

The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) Acting Police Commissioner Madam Juanita Matanga, have urged the people of Honiara in particular, to continue and keep the peace despite the situation on Friday that have shaken our country and disturbed the peace our people have enjoyed over the years. In a statement yesterday police said they…

Panga: Arambola should remain neutral

Former Guadalcanal premier Stephen Panga blamed the Guadalcanal provincial speaker Able Arambola for being responsible for the whole province’s political impasse. He alleged that it was Arambola that was responsible for GP political impasse since 2012. “The issue of political impasse in Guadalcanal province will continue if the provincial speaker does not remain neutral.” He…

Bailey bridge here now

Ministry of infrastructure development (MID) has confirmed the arrival of the Bailey Bridge yesterday. In a statement MID said the Bailey Bridge donated by the New Zealand Government is to replace the old Mataniko Bridge which was washed away during the recent floods. Director of TSCP, CPIU, Harry Rini said, “all stakeholders are working to…

Sogavare opposes integrity Bill

Member for Northwest Choiseul and a former Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare has side stepped the political integrity Bill terming it as partial and not fulfilling the whole intension of addressing real political stability.   Urging the government to withdraw the Bill, do it properly and bring it back before parliament. Whilst the Bill is important, it…