A LONG WAIT FOR FAMILY

Government sits on title transfer for decade & half   BEFORE he died in 2007 the Coalition government which he helped put together reportedly agreed to ‘gift’ him a package which includes a house, a vehicle and $1.5 million in recognition of his contributions to nation-building. “It was a deal hammered out when the new…

NO JAB, NO MARKET!

THE Western Provincial Government (WPG) will soon require only vaccinated market vendors will use the Gizo main market to sell their produce and other food products. This means, ‘no jab, no market’ policy will come into force in Gizo. The move comes as the province prepares for the reopening of the border between Papua New…

MORE PROJECTS FOR MALAITA

Nine projects under US for Malaita   The Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani wasted no time as he announced nine projects that will be implemented under the US SCALE program in Malaita Province. He revealed the projects during arrival back in Auki on Monday. Of the nine projects; seven of them are small scale projects,…

In Court with Assumpta

Former CDO’s trial set for next year TRIAL on the matter of the former Constituency Development Officer (CDO) for Temotu Nende Constituency accused of misusing constituency funds has been set for next year. The dates for the trial was fixed yesterday after a pre-trial conference was conducted on the matter of Philip Tuplo. Tuplo is…

White River community to setup CPCs soon

ROYAL Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Community Engagement Team consisting of police officers and Director of the Solomon Islands Community Development Program (SICPD) have conducted Crime Prevention and Community Setup awareness programs at White River, West Honiara on 26 September 2021. Commander and Crime Prevention Program Coordinator Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Macfretch Tesuatai says, “During the…

Suidani gets massive grand welcome

Malaita Provincial Capital of Auki came to a standstill on Monday as thousands packed the township to welcome Premier Daniel Suidani and his delegation home. The massive grand homecoming welcome ceremony was dubbed as a historic and biggest ever to have been witnessed in Auki. Premier Suidani and his advisor Celsus Talifilu have spent months…

ONE LINK BOSS JAILED

One Link Pacifica’s (OLP) Managing Director Charles Dora has been sentenced to two years in prison on Monday for operating money investment scheme without a bank’s license from July 2019 to March 2020. Dora was sentenced after he pleaded guilty to one count of operating unlicensed banking business, a charge laid under the Financial Institution…