GOVT LOSES MORE MPs

Teamed up with Honiara Hotel Camp last night By Lynnissha Runa  ELEVEN (11) more government Ministers and Backbencers have walked out from the Sogavare-led Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCCG) yesterday and have joined the Honiara Hotel Camp last night to form a new government. The Honiara Hotel camp last night claimed it had 29…

Rocky is Mr South Pacific

Historic feat for local body building By SIMON ABANA Rocky Teklem becomes the first Solomon Islander to win the Mr South Pacific Body Building overall winner title in the 2017 South Pacific Body Building Championship yesterday at Multipurpose Hall. Teklem’s historic feat came after he out-scored other finalists that included athletes from New Caledonia, Tahiti…

Gov’t collapsing

Sogavare loses seven ministers By LYNNISSHA RUNA A new government is likely to be formed within the next two weeks following the resignation of seven cabinet ministers yesterday. More ministers are expected to tender their resignation letters in coming days. Among those who resigned is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Manasseh Maelanga.…

Sofu returns to former school

Member of Parliament (MP) for East Kwaio Stanley Sofu returns to his former school as the guest of honor after 38 years to congratulate the graduating students. Mr Sofu was the guest of honor at the Aligegeo Provincial Secondary School annual graduation and prize giving ceremony on Wednesday. The Minister of Infrastructure and Development (MID)…

CLASH OVER STOCK

Controversy surrounds seized bêche-de-mer By TEDDY KAFO THE stocks of seized bêche-de-mer confiscated from three Chinese business houses in Honiara last week have become a matter of controversy. Acting Permanent Secretary of Fisheries Ferral Lasi in an interview this week confirmed that after meeting with the police, they have agreed to return the bags of…