Renbel gov’t suspended

GOVERNMENT has stepped in and suspended the Renbel Provincial Assembly following in the wake of the unresolved political impasse that has affected the delivery of services to the people of the province. Provincial Government Minister Silas Tausinga issued the order on Thursday 4th September 2014, suspending the provincial Government under section 44(1) (b) of the…

ABA warns Honiara High students

STUDENTS of Honiara High School have been warned against trespassing into the compound of nearby ABA Corporation in Chinatown. Anthony Hong of ABA issued the warning after several students trespassing into their area were bitten by their dogs. These are students who left school early without permission and sneaked through an opening in the fence…

Education workshop ends

THE Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) has concluded a one-day workshop on Wednesday 3 September 2014 at the Hotel Kitano Mendana. The workshop aimed to familiarise senior managers and heads of divisions with the restructuring program now underway at the ministry and to engage staff to progress the restructuring process by assessing…

Extra fees illegal, says Ha’amori

CHARGING of additional fees by both education authorities and schools is illegal. Minister of education, Dick Ha’amori clarified this during the question and answers session in Parliament Thursday. Mr Ha’amori said that schools should not be charging substantial additional school fees on students unless approved, authorised and signed by the minister himself. “Fees that are…

Murder probe yet to finish

INVESTIGATIONS into the murder case involving two men who allegedly assaulted a deceased at China Town, Honiara, early this year continues. Police Prosecutor David Tepai on Thursday informed the court on the status of investigations into the case. He said only two more witness statement are yet to be obtained. He then sought an adjournment…