Mewa hails MUP for delivering PCDF

The former Minister of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening Program Commins Mewa has commended the Makira Ulawa Province for its efforts in delivering the Provincial Capacity Development Fund (PCDF) since 2008, especially the former regime and its hardworking officers. He made the commendation in Kira Kira, the provincial capital while delivering the opening address February…

New Varese CHS opens

VARESE community in South East Vella La Vella, Western Province on Tuesday officially commissioned its recently completed community high school (CHS). The opening of the school means the school will now be offering its first form one as of this year. Hundreds of guests, students, staff and community members witnessed the grand opening. Special guests…

Manele holds talks with Israeli President

FOREIGN Affairs Minister Jeremiah Manele has held bilateral talks with the President of Israel Reuven Rivlin in Nadi, Fiji last Thursday. Minister Manele was in Nadi to attend a meeting by the Pacific Leaders with the President of Israel to strengthen cordial relations with the pacific region, a statement from Prime Minister Press Secretariat said.…

Phone noises disrupts petition judgment 

A High Court judge walked out of the courtroom halfway through reading his judgment on the petition case between South Vella La Vella MP Frederick Kologeto and former MP Lionel Alex Qora, Wednesday. Judge John Keniapisia said he could not complete his judgment because the people of South Vella La Vella are disrespectful. He was…

Lepese discharged, fined

The Provincial Member for Dovele- Ward 10, Vella La Vella Lepese Paul was released from Police Custody 7.30 pm Tuesday night. This followed a High Court ruling which ordered that defendant Paul Lepese be discharged forthwith from custody. Lepese was arrested on Saturday night after challenging the High Court for undermining and challenging the court…

Kologeto retains seat 

South Vella La Vella Member of Parliament (MP) Frederick Kologeto has retained his seat after the court on Wednesday dismissed all bribery allegations laid against him. Judge John Keniapisia on Wednesday dismissed the 11 bribery allegations against Kologeto and declared that Kologeto was the duly elected MP for South Vella La Vella. “In view of…

Gov’t on loan deal

The Ministry of Finance and Treasury has rejected media reports linked to the US$100 billion financing introduced by the promoter of the financing proposal Mr. Terry Wong. In an issued statement on Wednesday, the Ministry said what has transpired and the intention of the correspondences between Harry Kuma and Mr. Wong is to collate necessary…