DCC to push existing development projects

THE Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government will continue to implement the existing development projects on Malaita, Guadalcanal, Western and Choiseul. These are mainly in agriculture, industrial, township, aviation, energy and fisheries. The projects include Auluta Palm Oil, Waisisi Palm oil, Bina Habour Industrial Township Project, Fiu Hydro  Project, Suava  Tuna  Canning  Project (Malaita), Noro…

PM’s response childish: Manele

LEADER Of Opposition Jeremiah Manele has described the response made by the Prime Minister regarding the disclosure of the list of 39 political appointees ‘childish’. Mr Manele said while he acknowledged the response made by the Prime Minister, the Leader of Opposition added that the response was emotional and subjective, detracting from the core issue…

‘North Malaita road needs urgent repair’

TRANSPORT service providers in North Malaita and farmers are calling on responsible authorities to fix the long north road which they say has deteriorated badly. Andrew Kiri said some sections of the lengthy road are in dangerous state and needs immediate repair. “There is a 15 kilometer section from Kwaitafu to Afufu that is beyond…

ICDF supports rehabilitation efforts in the Weathercoast

Taiwan’s International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF), has given USD $500,000 to World Vision to support its flood rehabilitation effort in addressing the Health and Hygiene needs of those affected by the April Flooding in the Weathercoast of Guadalcanal Province. World Vision Solomon Islands Director Janes Imanuel Ginting, thanked ICDF and the Taiwan Ambassador Victor…

China Town police post set to re-open

THE China Town police post will re-open Friday next week. The post, located at the same spot near the Mataniko clinic, takes up the front section of the Honiara City Council’s newly built dental clinic. Assistance police commissioner Gabriel Manelusi said the post has been equipped and is ready to be occupied by officers.  Mr…

Auki agriculture office moves down town

AGRICULTURE officers working in Auki have moved to a new office block after their office was burn to the ground last week. Chief agriculture officer in Auki John Faleka said the move was to ensure officers continue to carry out their work while waiting for a new office building. “There were already plans to erect…

Ramohia confident after audience with PM

IN six months time, Malaita’s new executive will commence plans to attract and engage investors. Malaita premier Peter Ramohia told the Solomon Star office in Auki, the potential of the province was never utulised. “During my meeting with the Prime Minister this week, we discussed the fact that social problems the country face can be…