MP grilled over alleged misuse of funds 

POLICE had interviewed the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ulawa/Ugi, William Marau last week over alleged misuse of housing project funds in his consistency, Police Chief Mostyn Mangau told reporters Thursday. Mr. Mangau said the MP’s file will be finalized and then sent to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) for sanction and…

BECH-DE-MER DESTROYED

‘Illegally harvested BDM products burnt into ashes’   HALF a tonne of bech-de-mer (BDM) products confiscated from both individuals and Chinese companies were burnt to ashes by the Ministry of Fisheries & Marine Resources (MFMR) Compliance team, Thursday. Speaking before the products were burnt, Director of Fisheries, Eddie Honiwala said the decision to burn the…

Australia delivers 13,000 AstraZeneca Vaccines

THE Australia High Commission to Solomon Islands His Excellency Dr Lachlan Strahan has official handing over of the 13,000 AstraZeneca vaccines to Solomon Islands Government, Wednesday. During the handing over ceremony at the National Medical Store, High Commission Strahan said the 13,000 doses are part of the 60,000 pledged by his country which was produced…

Handover of 1st Batch of Australia-made AstraZeneca Vaccine

Solomon Islands and Australia are committed to working together to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, saving lives and protecting our economies. Australia will provide Solomon Islands with large quantities of safe and effective vaccines over the coming months. Australian High Commissioner Dr Lachlan Strahan formally handed over the first delivery of Australian-made AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to…

In Court with Assumpta

“Gov’t must change payroll system” Pro to respond to proposal on $300k theft case Bangladeshi rape accused back in court, June 22    “Gov’t must change payroll system” THE Government needs to change its aurion system in the Ministry of Finance and Treasure (MOFT) to avoid losing more money as the system cannot detect over…