Logger defies order

‘Escapes with logging machines’ SAMLIMSAN logging company trading as Macranka Timber Enterprise has allegedly shrugged off a seizure order and escaped with machines. Bishop Tuhenua, a local who operates Isles Tropical Timber Limited in Rennell Island said the logging machineries were ‘silently’ loaded onto two barges and shipped from Rennell Island last week. “The first…

Operators warned

Submits your acquittal report or face serious actions GOVERNEMNT through the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) has issued a strong warning to all tourism operators who have benefited from the 2014 tourism funds to submit their acquittal reports to the ministry or will be dealt with accordingly. Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of…

5 West MPAs to contest

Five provincial Members of the Western Provincial Assembly (MPA) are in for the race s in this year’s General Election. Despite criticism and questions from their wards reports reaching the paper said they have been to Honiara to visit and conform their intention with one political party – United Democratic Party. The intending candidates include…

Additional budget passed for West

Western provincial assembly last week passed an additional $4.5 million dollar.  The supplementary amount of just under five million dollar is to cover costs and service up until the next budget session which is due to take place March of 2015. Lestor Saomasi provincial finance minister presented the estimates at the full Assembly meeting. He…

Axiom pledge support for Kalaenga school

Axiom KB has pledged to support the Kalaenga community school in Sepi Village in Isabel Province with a completion of a permanent classroom and a permanent chapel. Axiom KB Chief Executive Officer Mr Ryan Mount made the pledge when he visited Sepi last Friday for a special thanksgiving service following the High Court ruling upholding…