Gizo public warned 

Gizo Police and Police Response Unit (PRU) has warned the public not to get involved or react over the demolishing of the buildings and market stalls at the KHY Seafront. The Police Officers and the PRU officers have secured the area to safeguard the process of the demolition of the buildings at the KHY Seafront to…

TOP OFFICIALS ARRESTED

Over tense land issue in Gizo over the weekend BY ULUTAH GINAIN GIZO TWO top officials within the Western Provincial Government were arrested on Saturday night in relation to the KHY Seafront issue in Gizo, Western Province which has resulted in an unstable situation over the weekend. The two arrested included John Lepese Paul, the…

Malaita MPs told: Be responsible 

PREMIER Daniel Suidani has made an appeal to the Members of Parliament (MPs) representing Malaita Province to think about the people they are representing in parliament.  Mr. Suidani made the call in light of the exposed USD100 billion proposed deal persuaded by the Finance Minister Hurry Kuma. Speaking to this paper, the Malaita premier said…

RSIPF urged to partner with SIG

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has been urged to work in partnership with the Solomon Islands Government. Opening the first Provincial Police Commanders and Directors Conference for 2020 at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara on Monday, Minister of Police National Security and Correctional Services, Hon. Anthony Veke says, “Policing capabilities and capacities must…

Visale Clinic under climate threat

Sea level rise will soon damage parts of the Visale Clinic in North West Guadalcanal. This is according to Solomon Star’s Guadalcanal stringer John Toki. The clinic was built around the 1930s by a Catholic Fr., Fr. Wall from New Zealand. With the current climate urgency faced by the health facility, its beneficiaries are urging…

Potential ‘All-Girls School’ site identified

MALAITA province has now identified a potential site for the proposed ‘All-Girls school’, says provincial Premier Daniel Suidani. This is a proposal by the Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government which was announced during the policy document launching in Auki a fortnight ago. The proposed All-Girls School is aiming at providing more opportunities for…

SIPD hosts its National Congress

Solomon Islands Democratic Party (SIDP) last Saturday conducted its 2020 Annual General Meeting or National Congress at the Heritage Park Hotel. The meeting started off with Party President  Dr. Alice Pollard’s speech, presentation of reports and election of new office bearers. Party members who were present also have the opportunity to be part of the…

Wale: Our Politics becomes unstable

The Solomon Islands Democratic Party (SIDP)’s Wing Leader Mathew Wale says Solomon Islands Politics has become very unstable even more so than in previous years. Wale made the statement during the Party’s National Congress held yesterday in Honiara.  He said members of Parliament (MPs) act on self-interest and not their constituency interests, provincial or national…

ETERNAL DEBT TRAP

THE Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has labeled the proposed USD$100 billion (SBD$800b) loan from a private Chinese source as an ‘eternal debt trap’ for the Solomon Islands.  Premier Suidani after viewing the documents released by local media last week shared his grave concern about the proposed deal. This was through the finance minister Harry…