Opposition slams proposed pay rise

THE Opposition has renounced a proposal by the Parliamentary Entitlements Commission (PEC) to grant Members of Parliament a 10 per cent increase across the board in basic salaries and entitlements, saying the proposed increases are “unjustified.” In a statement on Tuesday, Opposition Leader Matthew Wale, called on the PEC to refrain from giving further increases…

GG calls for general consensus plan

THE Governor General, Sir David Vunagi, has called for the establishment of a ‘general consensus plan’ for the training and effective utilisation of the country’s human resource. Sir David made the call in his 2023 National New Year’s Address over the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation. He said after 44 years of independence, Solomon Islands should…