A ‘NEW CITY’ COMING

A well-planned city named ‘Mamara New Capital City’ is now taking shape at Mamara, Northwest Guadalcanal. The Mamara- Tasivarongo- Mavo Development (MTMD) project is coined as a transformational development and is executed under the Private- Public Partnership (PPP) business module. The lead coordinating ministry is the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour and Immigration, Ministry of…

POLICE THREATENED AT BORDER

Police drone ‘captured by Boungainvilleans’ at the border   About 30 armed Bougainvilleans who allegedly threatened and intimidated Solomon Islands police officers at the Western Border two days ago also captured a police drone and then took off with it to Bougainville, police have revealed. Deputy Commissioner National Security and Operation Support Ian Vaevaso revealed…

SUFFERING IN SILENCE

NRH patients with diabetic condition ‘ignored’ by government Patients with diabetes and other lifestyle diseases say they are suffering in silence at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) because the government has turned its attention away to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, up to six people, including younger ones, die every day from lifestyle diseases,…

Former MP dies

FORMER Member of Parliament (MP) for South Choiseul Constituency, Elijah Doro Muala has passed on Tuesday this week, following a long illness, it was reported. Late Elijah Doro Muala was born on January 20, 1960, in Sasamugga Village, Choiseul. His career in national politics began when he was elected to the Parliament of Solomon Islands as a…