Strategy framework reviewed

National Development Strategy Framework (NDSF) 2016-2035 has commenced its review by line ministries of the government to further assess and evaluate its relevance to the long-term development plans of Solomon Islands. The consultations on the NDSF started yesterday at the Mendana Hotel conference room. Its the first of its kind, as long term development strategy…

Shortage in chicken feed

THE country is currently facing a shortage in the chicken feed for layers which has triggered so much worry amongst local poultry farmers. Report reaching this paper yesterday claimed that poulty farmers in the country are finding it hard to cope with the feed shortage as their main supplier Vuvula poultry is running out of…

MP Assaulted

Special Secretary to Prime Minister (SSPM) Andrew Muaki has come under the spotlight for allegedly assaulting the Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Makira over the weekend. Reports reaching the paper said, the incident occurred at the Iron Bottom Sound (IBS) hotel in Rove, West Honiara on Friday night. It all happened after both men…

Villagers claim they’re left out

These Guadalcanal landowners yesterday claimed they were deliberately left out from the proposed Tina Hydro Project in central Guadalcanal. And they urged the government to include them in the proposed hydro development. “We were originally part of the negotiations but deliberately left out during the second phase of the project,” spokesman and Bahomea paramount chief…