Bail to alleged fraudster

THE court last Friday granted bail for the gold dealer facing conversions charges of more than $400,000 in relation to allegations in 2014. Michael Bosa was released on a cash bail of $500 with strict conditions attached. The conditions restricted him leaving Honiara town boundary, to report to Tetere police post in East Guadalcanal once…

G Province may sue builder

GUADALCANAL provincial executive has threatened to take legal action against MS Finay Building Construction Firm to resolve a pending dispute over disparities in bill charges for the construction work at its headquarters at Kukum, east Honiara. The dispute over the bill charge and none payment by the Guadalcanal Provincial Government saw a halt to the…

PM urged to occupy Red House

THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has called on the Prime Minister to move to the official residence of the Prime Minister better known as the Red House at Vavaea Ridge overlooking Central Honiara. In a press statement, Thursday, the Opposition group said the Prime Minister must do so now by moving out from his private government…

Gela MP takes delivery of 11 canoes

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for Ngella constituency and Minister of Culture and Tourism, Bartholomew Parapolo has taken delivery of 11 new fiberglass canoes for his constituency. Mr Parapolo took delivery of the fiberglass canoes from RM Engineering and Fiberglass firm which manufactured the products. The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) under Rural Development Department under…

Hospital theatre work queried

Doctors not impressed with renovation DOCTORS working at the operating theatres at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) are not impressed with the quality of repair work done so far. Two of the three theatres have been closed since December last year due to their debilitating states. The situation was kept under wraps until more than…

Difference in high school system, a challenge for PNG-SI scholarship scheme

Difference between PNG secondary school system and Solomon Islands secondary level USP-tailored foundation program is a challenge with the PNG-SI scholarship grant utilization. According to the PNG High School system, a student is eligible to apply for an university admission after completing grade 12. However for Solomon Islands secondary system, a student has to complete…