Is she still the clerk?

Questions raised over Sanga’s status QUESTIONS have been raised about former Clerk to National Parliament Taeasi Sanga still performing duties in parliament despite already resigning her job. Mrs Sanga resigned last month to contest the Speaker’s election, which she lost to government candidate Ajilon Nasiu. But concerned parliament insiders say after the speaker’s election, Mrs…

Malaita’s new man in charge

PETER Channel Ramohia is the new premier of Malaita Province. He was elected ahead of his only rival Rev. Michael Maeliau – polling 20 votes to Rev. Maelua’s 12 in the 32-seat Provincial Assembly. In his victory speech, Mr Ramohia thanked his colleagues who supported him for the new job and for putting their trust…

Temotu MPs urged to work together

AN academic has called on the three MPs from Temotu Province to work together and address pressing development issues in the province. University of South Pacific lecturer Dr Jack Maebuta made the call on Friday. The three Temotu MPs are Commins Mewa (Temotu Nende), Freda Tuki Soria (Temotu Vatud) and Duddley Kopu (Temotu Pele). They…

Student charter flight dates proposed

THE first chartered flight to Fiji to drop of students will leave on January 27. The final one will be on February 4. These were revealed by the National Training Unit (NTU) director Clement Tito, during a conference with students yesterday. Mr Tito said that he has received advice from Solomon Airlines that the first…

City law enforcers assured of support

CITY mayor Alfrence Fatai yesterday met with the Honiara City Council’s Law Enforcement Division. This is to familiarise himself and to share with them some of the issues that need to be addressed. “I don’t expect such a respect you have shown today and want to thank all of you,” Mr Fatai told the officers.…

School results ready

Parents told to find out at respective schools THE ease of access to school results and widespread circulation in the public domain through newspapers will not happen. The Ministry of Education’s NESU unit said the result are ready but will not be published in newspapers as has been the case in the past. The Solomon…

Police chief applauds public

Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast has expressed appreciation to the public for the cooperation shown during events prior and during the festive season. “Events such as the national and provincial elections, including the festive season were peaceful because of the public’s cooperation,” Mr Prendergast said. He said alcohol related issues, anti social behaviours and domestic violence…

Vavanga calls for gov’t support

Guadalcanal Premier Bartholomew Vavanga calls on the Sogavare-led Democratic Coalition ofr Change (DCC) government to help them implement their economic development aspirations. Mr Vavanga made call yesterday after his executive members took their oaths as provincial ministers. He said his executive will work closely with the national government to ensure the province’s development plans are…

PM thanks Fiji’s Foreign Minister

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has expressed appreciation over the progress made by Honiara and Suva in their move to swiftly resolve the air service standoff between Solomon Islands and Fiji. The Prime Minister uttered his gratitude when the visiting Fiji Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ratu Inoke Kubuabola called on him Thursday morning.…