Veke sends condolences to Canada

MINISTER of Police and National Security Anthony Veke has expressed condolences to Canadians for loss of innocent lives of citizens and a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police [ RCMP] in the line of her duty.  The mass shooting in the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia, spanning six communities and leaving at least 22…

Response to Abae’s sacking

The Office of the Mayor and City Clerk has responded following Cr. Billy Abae’s outburst in the media with regards to his termination as Chairman for Finance. The claim by Cr. Abae that his termination was from him questioning the Mayor’s entitlement, was total nonsense and is misleading. City Clerk Sore said the sacking of…

Concern over yacht handling

THE latest removal of a New Zealand Yacht at the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea (SI/PNG) marine border has raised concerns over procedures on how to handle such scenarios. The concern was raised by Alex Tapu of Gizo, Western Province saying he is not alone in sharing empathy for the family onboard the vessel…

City Councillor speaks up

WHY MAYOR SACKED ME By ESTHER NURIA    HONIARA City Council’s Chairman for Finance Billy Abae says he was sacked this week from his position for questioning an advance request mayor Wilson Mamae forwarded to his office for approval. And Abae claimed his dismissal was unfair because he was simply doing his job. “The primary…