Sick patients commend PM

Admitted sick patients at Kilu’ufi Hospital, Malaita Province have commended the Prime Minster and his delegation for visiting the hospital last week. Mr Sogovare was in Auki for the launching of the provincial government’s policy document and took time after the even to visit the hospital. During the visit he was accompanied by the Minister…

Talks to close market

A MOVE to permanently close down the Fishing Village in East Honiara and relocate it will be at the centre of discussion today. As part of the seeking solutions to the market Honiara City Council and a delegation from Fishing village will meet today to discuss the relocation of the market. An appointed Council member…

Call to address traffic jam

TRANSPORT owners around Honiara are calling on the government through the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) to address the traffic jam issue that continues to irk commuters. Taxi driver Samson Ofalanga who claimed to be speaking on behalf of drivers and commuters yesterday said, the problem is becoming a real problem and must be addressed.…

Premier acknowledges quick response

Temotu Provincial Government has acknowledged the government through the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) for their timely response following the devastation caused by cyclone Pam fortnight ago. The cyclone has badly struck Vanutau and caused damages to food crops and food trees on Reefs, Anuta, Tikopia and Duff Islands. Speaking to the paper yesterday Temotu…

Assessment to parts of Makira

AN initial assessment response team from Kirakira will deployed today to west and east of Makira Ulawa province to conduct a damage assessment. The assessment is basically to assist people after the devastation caused by cyclone Pam in the eastern part of the country. Chairman of the disaster response team Peter Sitai said, the team’s…

Officers deployed to conduct assessment

LATA Provincial Police along with the Temotu Provincial Disaster Management Office have worked in partnership with Honiara NDMO officers to monitor the bad weather currently affecting the country. Lata acting Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Reginald Kava said, the team as deployed yesterday to visit Reef Islands and Vanikoro to conduct assessment. Mr Kava said the…

Concern over logging threat

West Isa Eco Tourism Association (WIETA) in Kia, Isabel Province had raised deep concern over growing number of logging companies operating in that region which poses threat to tourism there. The concern was raised last week during a two days meeting organised by the association held at one of the newly built eco lodge known…