Rini clarifies govt’s cash-flow situation

FINANCE minister Snyder Rini says the government’s current cash-flow and fiscal performances are within the requirements maintained by the ministry. He revealed this in Parliament when asked by the Opposition leader Jeremiah Manele to inform the house about the “current actual cash-flow for the first quarter forecasted cash-flow and the actual revenue collected for the…

MPs urged to comply

In the last few months, the Political Parties Commission has noted various movements of Members of Parliament between political parties. The PPC is reminding political parties and Members of Parliament that are obliged to comply with the Political Parties Act 2014. MP’s wishing to join a party, change parties or resign from a party must…

Bail ruling reserved for next week

The court has reserved its ruling on the bail applications made for the six people accused of the involving in a clash with another party at the Water Front night club in East Honiara. Deputy Chief Magistrate Shepherd Lapo after the hearing yesterday adjourned the matter to Monday next week for the ruling. The bail…

Man who raped wife faces sentence

The High Court will this afternoon sentence a man who raped his wife in 2013. The man who cannot be named to protect the identity of his wife, earlier denied the charge and the matter went before Justice Francis Mwanesalua for trial early this month. He however changed his pleas after his wife was in…

GPPOL murder accused remanded

A young man has been remanded, Tuesday at the Honiara Magistrates Court for the alleged murder of a teenage boy at the Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil (GPPOL) over the weekend. Junior Taro will appear again in the Honiara Magistrates Court on June 6. He is now facing one count of murder following an incident on…

Parliament approves appropriation Bill

Parliament on Monday approved a supplementary appropriation bill seeking its approval for the regularisation of a total sum of $26.4 Million spent by the Government in the last quarter of 2015. The Minister for Finance and Treasury Hon Snyder Rini when tabling the ‘2015 Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2016’ at the Second Reading Stage $8.3 Million…

Committee set up to review DBSI

A Committee had been set up to look into the establishment and revitalisation of Development Bank of Solomon Islands. Minister of Finance and Treasury, Snyder Rini confirmed this when asked by MP for Aoke Langa langa, Mathew Wale in Parliament on Monday. Rini said the committee’s chairman is MP for Savo Russell, Dickson Mua plus…

Red-Eye on the rise in Auki

Red eye cases are on the rise in the Malaita Provincial capital, Auki and surrounding villages. This was confirmed by the Kiu’ufi Hospital In-section Control Officer Nixon Olofisau on Monday. Mr. Olofisau expressed said there have been a steady increase of Red eye cases in Auki and the surrounding communities over the past days. He…