It’s illegal

SIPA sells rice without license Selling of rice and then noodles by Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) is illegal because SIPA did not pay any business license to the Honiara City Council. An immediate stop notice was issued by HCC Law Enforcement Division, Charles Aiwosuga. “Unless SIPA follows HCC business ordinances, the council sees its…

Dam treatment underway

THE DEWATERING treatment for the Gold Ridge Mining Ltd Tailings Storage Facility (TSF) at Gold Ridge in central Guadalcanal is currently underway, starting at around 6pm on Tuesday. This came after the government, through the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology granted approval on the 19th of this month, for the dewatering…

Veke is new Guadalacanal premier

Anthony Veke, provincial member for Tangarare Ward has elected as Premier for Guadalcanal Province. He replaced Bartholomew Vavanga who was ousted in a no confidence motion, and outnumbered his colleague contestant, Rolland Seleso by twelve to nine at a secret ballot box yesterday. Veke who has held the Premier’s position a few times already with…

Kirakira hospital gets help from SPO

KIRAKIRA hospital in Makira Ulawa province received a timely assistance from South Pacific Oil Company last Friday. SPO team led by Sales and Marketing manager, William Watepuru traveled over to the provincial capital and handed two drums petrol, compressor nebuliser, oxygen trolley, wrist blood pressure monitor, stethoscope and personal scale. Mr Watepuru said this was…

SPO backs FM Campbell

FM Campbell Memorial Community High School in Kirakira, Makira Ulawa province has praised South Pacific Oil (SPO) for its donation on Monday. SPO donated 30 singlets, one drum petrol and two carton of A4 papers. School principal, Edward Poroaki said, the shirts will be used by its athletic team for the upcoming Inter-Kakamora schools carnival…