New dispute at April Hill

A NEW dispute is brewing at April Hill, where victims of last year’s flash flood in Honiara recently settled. It followed the arrival of new settlers, who claimed they were sent in there by Central Honiara MP Moffat Fugui. But a spokesman for the April Hill community, Daniel Kisi, claimed these new arrivals were not…

SSPM denies row with 39 appointees

SPECIAL Secretary to Prime Minister (SSPM), Mr Rence Sore yesterday denied any row or arguments between himself, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the 39 earmarked Political Appointees under the Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCCG). This was following reports reaching this paper that a row escalated within the PMO on over the weekend between…

‘Red house furniture intact’

REPORTS claiming that the Prime Minister’s official residence is without any furniture has been rubbished. PM’s official residence former butler, Brian Fatai, said the news article ran by Island Sun newspaper this week claiming that Red House is empty off furniture is untrue. He described the article is erroneous in its entirety because the Red…

Quality and sustainability of rural projects a concern

THE technical quality and sustainability of rural infrastructure-funded projects remains a grave concern. A World Bank report findings has uncovered that in most of the projects implemented under rural infrastructure undertaken around the country have fallen short of sustainability measures. This is despite the fact that overall quality of construction of these rural infrastructure projects…

Traffic check on vehicles underway

Honiara City Council Law Enforcement Division along with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force has started a major traffic check on Wednesday. This is purposely to check on Business license on buses and taxis that are providing public transportation services throughout the city. Chairman of the Law Enforcement Standing Committee,Cr. Charles Aiwosuga, said under the…