Hefty bonus revealed

THE alleged huge bonus payout to Board members of the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) received from the controversial Ports CEO, Colin Yow was said to be true. It was disclosed that new SIPA Board members were paid an annual bonuses of between $150, 000 and $170, 000 apiece – without the Board’s approval. Mr…

Sea-plane payment

Claims SIPA puts down $2.2m on first sea plane As allegations of unapproved spendings swirl around Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) Chief Executive Officer, Colin Yow, there is new revelation of yet another alleged unapproved spending. This time it is the alleged down payment on the first SIPA’s seaplane acquisition. According to sources, SIPA has…

Health fraud allegations probe

A NUMBER of fraud allegations is currently under investigated within some departments of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS). That was according to a senior ministry staff, who claimed to have assisted the police in providing information related to the fraud allegation in the ministry. The officer reported that the Criminal Investigation Department…