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…

Tanagada’s action praised, LCC urged to investigate other MPs

THE Member of Parliament (MP) for Gizo/Kolombagara Constituency, Lanelle Tanagada has been commended for her decision to forfeit the scholarship she previously awarded to her husband Jimson Tanagada under the provisions provided for under her Constituency Education Scholarship Awards.  One of the women advocator working at the National Council of Women in Solomon Islands (NCW),…

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…

Vokia thanks voters

FORMER Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal Jamie Vokia has formally thanked his voters and people of his constituency for their unwavering support during his short stint in Parliament. Vokia, a first-time MP and also a member of the ruling government, has lost his Northeast Guadalcanal seat in Parliament following a successful petition…