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…

Taimareho tragedy report released

* MV Taimareho sailed without any clearance of the boarding officer* Shipowner and master did not comply with the requirements of the safety certificate By IAN M.KAUKUINewsroom, Honiara  MINISTER for Infrastructure Development (MID) and Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga has finally released the much-awaited report into the tragic sea disaster on the early morning hours…

LILO TO CONTEST

Eyes seat for Central Honiara Constituency FORMER Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo has been nominated as a candidate to contest the Central Honiara Constituency Bye-Election in November. A statement from a group who called themselves ‘A Campaign Team’ for the Central Honiara Constituency Bye-Election in November 2020 said they are nominating Mr Lilo to contest.…

Parents urged to remind students

The Government is asking parents and guardians to assist in counseling their returning students from the Philippines to abide by quarantine protocols. Secretary to the Prime Minister and Co-Chair of the Government Oversight Committee on Covid-19, Dr. Jimmie Rodgers uttered the call following reports of some students misbehaving at quarantine centers, a statement from Government…

Speaker approves motion

Malaita Provincial Assembly Speaker Ronnie Butala had given the green-light for the no confidence motion against Premier Daniel Suidani to go ahead. This came after the Speaker sought legal advice and clarification on the matter from Malaita Chief Legal Officer and Attorney General Chamber.  According to a correspondence sighted by this paper, the Malaita Chief…