Heated closing for WPA

THE WESTERN Provincial Assembly (WPA) ended with a fiery closing on Thursday as members of the Assembly took time to utilize the motion of Sine Die that was moved the day before by premier David Gina. First to take up the opportunity to speak was the elected representing member for Ward 24 Hon. Samuel Sive who…

Last day of candidate withdrawal 

REGISTERED Candidates to contest the North East Guadalcanal and Central Honiara by-election have until 4 pm today to withdraw their candidacies. Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Mrs. Jane Waetara confirmed this in a statement to the paper on Wednesday. Mrs. Waetara said the earlier released names of 14 candidates are still subjected to candidate’s withdrawal given…

Suidani commends US support

THE Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has described the USAID of USD$25 million (SBD$200m) support towards Malaita Province as a great gift from a friend indeed. Premier Suidani told Solomon Star Auki in an interview that the support is huge and will go a long way in developing the province. Mr. Suidani said that he…

Last chance for nomination 

Wednesday is the last chance for candidates to register their nominations for next month’s bye-election.  Thats according to a statement from Solomon Islands Electoral Office said As of Tuesday, seven (7) candidates have registered their nomination to contest the Central Honiara constituency seat and four (4) candidates to contest North East Guadalcanal seat.  Two of the…