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…

Motion against Gina today

WESTERN Province Premier David Gina will face his second motion of no confidence today when the full Western Provincial Assembly meets. Notice of the motion was submitted to the Office of the Speaker of the Western Province Assembly on September 25th. It was revealed that the reason for this motion is because of lack of…

ABUSIVE STUDENTS WARNED

STUDENTS occupying the quarantine stations have been warned against verbally abusing authorised officers because its an offense. This followed reports that some occupants at the quarantine centres have abused officers which is now a subject of investigation by the Oversight Committee. Attorney General (AG) John Muria Junior during a press conference yesterday said they have…

Schools to operate normal classes

SCHOOLS within Honiara will continue their normal classes and programs despite the country recording its first COVID-19 case in Honiara. Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) Permanent Secretary (PS) Dr. Franco Rodie made the statement during a press conference on Sunday. Dr. Rodie said following the announcement of the first case by the…

World teachers’ day today

SOLOMON Islands will today join the rest of the world to mark the world teachers day but with minimal as only in respective schools. Permanent Secretary (SP) of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) Dr. Franco Rodie said due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and with the latest result, the plan has already…

TESTS NEGATIVE

For two close contact suspects By ESTHER NURIA Newsroom, Honiara   TESTS conducted on the two students suspected of having COVID-19 after being in contact with the first confirmed positive student have turned out negative. Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) Permanent Secretary (PS) Pauline McNeil announced the good news in a press conference yesterday. …