SUIDANI TO MEET GOVT

Premier Suidani heads to Honiara to patch up differences By Alfred Sasako   MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani has arrived in Honiara for talks with the national government in what is seen as a major breakthrough in the stand-off between Auki and Honiara. Premier Suidani and his 14-men delegation disembarked at Point Cruz at 5pm yesterday…

Woodford students meet PM

Grade five (5) students of Woodford International School got the opportunity of their lifetime when they meet the country’s Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday to learn about government system. The students were accompanied by their Primary School Principal Cherolyn Tasa and grade 5 teacher Nastassia Simbe Dara paid a visit to the Office of…

Covid brings SI, Aust closer than ever

Solomon Islands High Commissioner to Australia Robert Sisilo, has likened the Covid-19 Pandemic to a big dark cloud that has descended on planet earth, bringing death and destruction.   But like every black cloud it has a silver lining; it has brought Solomon Islands and Australia closer than ever.  Australia’s assurance to support COVAX AMC to…

WEST TO SUE GOV’T

Over provincial govt Act which disadvantages provinces BY ULUTAH GINAGIZO NEWS BUREAU   THE Western Provincial Government (WPG) is prepared to file a lawsuit against the national government in the High Court over introduction of the Provincial Government Act of 1997. Premier David Gina made the statement after realising that the said Act appeared to…

DPM: “Bribery allegation, shocking”

Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Maelanga has rebuffed cheap allegation that he was in the Malaita Provincial Capital Auki yesterday to lobby for the downfall of Premier Daniel Suidani.  Responding on Wednesday, Hon. Maelanga said, a Facebook post last night by a Malaita Political Advisor claiming that he carried huge cash to lure Malaita Provincial Members…

Con man jailed  

A MAGISTRATE has urged members of the public not to be fooled and succumbed into investing their money in schemes that are unlawful and offer high returns which are too good to be true. Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison made these bench remarks when sentencing a man who obtained a total of $50,000 from three men…

MPG STEPS IN

Ready to foot provincial secretary’s bill By WILSON SAENIAuki News Bureau   THE Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) is prepared to keep the Provincial Secretary (PS) Fredrick Fa’abasua in the office if no reason was given for his recall. Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel highlighted this when he addressed the public at the Auki Central Market, Tuesday.…