MSG steps in to assist Fiji

The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) will reactivate its existing arm to help member countries in times of disasters and more so to Fiji now after the impacts of cyclone Winston which had devastated the country with massive destruction. Prime Minister and MSG chair, Manasseh Sogavare said this on return from a tour to Vanuatu, New…

PMO sacks 3rd political appointee

THE Office of the Prime Minister has sacked a third political appointee. Director Political Administration for Government Caucus, Barry Samson was given his marching orders this week, according to government insiders. His termination followed earlier termination of chief of staff George Kuper and Policy Secretary, Sectoral Reform Productive Sector Dr Gabriel Titili. The two senior…

Why SIPA board go to Singapore

SOLOMON Islands Ports Authority’s (SIPA) newly appointed board chairman says their trip last week to Singapore was to learn how that country manages its airline service. His explanation confirmed plans by SIPA to venture into the airline business as part of its reform programme. Mr Titiulu’s clarification came after public criticism of their trip. Critics…