Four MPs already in Auki

MALA SUMMIT OPENS TODAY By WILSON SAENI in Auki    FOUR senior MPs from Malaita arrived in Auki yesterday ahead of the one-day Malaita Leaders’ Summit in Auki today. Opposition leader Mathew Wale, his deputy Peter Kenilorea Jnr, Small Malaita MP Rick Hou and West Kwara’ae MP Sam Iduri arrived in Auki yesterday. Malaita Premier Daniel…

Guadalcanal to curb logging activities

THE Guadalcanal province through its newly launched strategy policy is looking to reduce logging activities in the province and monitor and strengthened the management of forest and natural resources for sustainable harvest and future preservation. Guadalcanal premier Francis Sade during the strategy policy launching on Friday said many aspects of development concerns is now worrying…

GOVT ON PETITION

PRIME Ministers Office (PMO) is taking action against a number of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) for failing to register as an organisation. The move came after members of the CSOs through Development Service Exchange (DSE) submitted a petition early this month demanding Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to step down. This follow’s the decision by Cabint…

Famous ‘Faeni Dancers’ in Aust 

SOLOMON Islands famous traditional female dance group ‘Faeni’ is currently in Sydney, Australia to participate in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. According to the organisers, this will be the largest Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo ever staged when it marches exclusively into Sydney’s ANZ Stadium from 17-19 October. The Australian Defence Force is picking up performers…

Dausabea called to rest

FORMER Member of Parliament (MP) and private businessman Charles Dausabea has passed away on Sunday evening at the National Referral Hospital (NRH). He was a former outspoken Malaita Ma’asina Forum (MMF) president and founder/CEO of the Indigenous Chamber of Commerce.  Dausabea, 59, has been ill for sometimes. He was a trained police office after studying at…

FORMER DPM ON SACKING

THE Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) has ignored its own people when switching diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China.  Former Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and the Minister for Fisheries and Marine Resources John Maneniaru revealed this after speaking for first time following his removal from the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) fortnight ago.…

MP to prioritize free education

Member of Parliament for Baegu/Asifola Makario Tagini said his priority for his constituency is to provide free education for the students within its constituency. Mr Tagini said that Education is the number one priority of Baegu/Asifola constituency’s 8-year strategic plan and his office has paid a total of $235,000 to six schools both secondary and primary in…