VOKIA BLAMES FOREIGNERS

They are stumbling blocks, claims MP By ANDREW FANASIA MEMBER of Parliament for North East Guadalcanal Jamie Vokia says foreign advisers working here are stumbling blocks to the nation’s development. He was speaking in parliament. Vokia claimed one of the main reasons for the country’s lack of economic development is the vast influence of foreign…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

* Warrant of arrests for duo* Man accused of falsely getting $65k * Irofinao to take plea today Warrant of arrests for duo Two more men accused of stealing fuel from a ship docking at Noro Wharf, Western Province early this year have been issued with warrants of arrest. This followed the absence of Nathan Pike…

ACoM to elect new Archbishop soon

THE Anglican Church Of Melanesia’s (ACoM) Provincial Electoral Board members will elect a new Archbishop on 25th June this year. The election will take place at the Melanesian Brotherhood Headquarters at Tabalia, a several miles West of Honiara. Dr. Abraham Hauriasi, ACOM General Secretary In his letter dated 15th April 2019 to the Provincial Electoral…

One more to Canada

CITREC Canada Corpis continuing to empower the women of Guadalcanal. Its latest addition to the Canadian workforce is May Resture, who arrived in Canada yesterday and was issued with a two-year work permit to be employed in Canada’s agriculture sector. May was received by her Canadian employer who was waiting for her arrival at Vancouver…

Clamp down on foreigners

THE new Minister for Commerce and Labour will pin down the influx of foreigners coming in the country and continue to engage in business activities reserved for the indigenous Solomon Islanders. Clezy Rore told the parliament in his debate when contributing to the Sine Die motion that was moved by the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare…