Renbel PS axed

THE outspoken Provincial Secretary (PS) for the Renbel Provincial Government has been reportedly removed from his post last week. Peseika Baiabe was to be dismissed from his position and subsequently replaced by Adrian Tuhanuku as the new acting PS for the province. It was claimed Mr Baiabe was removed after filing a court case against…

TSI blasts grant hike

$400,000 increase in Terminal Grant is unreasonable: TSI The recent increase in Terminal Grant for all out going Members of Parliament (MP) has been criticized. Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) in a statement yesterday said it believes that the increase of Terminal Grant from $100,000 SBD to $400,000 SBD is unreasonable and unjustifiable. “We know that…

Maelanga clarifies last minute help

THE Caretaker Deputy Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga has clarified claims made against him about the last minute assistance to the constituency. Last week a number of constituents have questioned the support rendered to the constituency in the form of roofing iron. Some claimed its part of his campaigning moves. But in a statement last week…

Peoples Alliance Party (PAP) launches in Munda

The People’s Alliance Party (PA) for Change has launched its Party campaign in Munda last Friday. The Party’s president Sir Nathaniel Waena introduced the Party along with its two intending candidates running under the party’s umbrella. They are Mr. Warren Paia from Munda who is contesting the West New Georgia Constituency and Miss Damirita Donga…

Vatate taskforce invites constituents

FOLLOWING concerns raised by people of North West Choiseul Constituency following the release of $3million from the government for the purchase of a new boat for the constituency, a meeting is being planned for next Sunday. In a statement last Sunday Moses Pelomo of the Vatate Task Force Chairman said people from North West Choiseul…

Lilo: We know the problems of this country

Leader of Solomon Islands Party of Rural Advancement (SIPRA) says his Party knows the problems of this country. Speaking at the launch of his Party’s manifesto yesterday, Gordon Darcy Lilo said despite the hope that all Parties contesting this coming national general election hold for this country, SIPRA knows the truth. “…Political Parties got their…