April flood victims mark occasion

Families who have lost their loved ones during the April flash flood in Honiara last year organised a commemoration service last Sunday to remember those who were died. The remembrance ceremony was took place at the Saint Baptism Church at April Valley in East Honiara. An Anglican Priest officiated at the solemn occasion. Clera Waisiwa…

Garu charged with office misconduct

Member of Parliament (MP) for West Guadalcanal and former Minister of Mines and Energy, Moses Garu is the latest MP to be charged for misconduct in office. According to the national broadcaster, SIBC, the Leadership Code Commission (LCC) formally charged him last Thursday. Chair of the Leadership Code Commission (LCC) Francis Luza said the charge…

Thousands join Easter fun run

THOUSANDS of people living in Honiara concluded their Easter celebration with muscle flexing when they hit the road for the annual Easter fun run, Monday morning. The annual Easter Monday occasion attracted children, youths, women, leaders, expats, locals, visiting friends and families, all dressed in their respective uniforms to participate. The route started at Lawson…

Rini to unveil big budget

RURAL Development and Infrastructure are to be the prized items in the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government’s 2015 Budget this year. Finance and Treasury Minister, Snyder Rini, will bring down the $4.1 billion budget, the nation’s historic budget, when the 10th Parliament resumes later this morning. Dubbed the People’s Budget, the DCC Government, led…

Beware of conmen, public told

PERMANENT Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Lands, Housing & Survey Stanley Wale has reminded the public to be careful of conmen. He said certain conmen are going around with false land title documents and deceiving people to pay cash for their land title transfer. Speaking during the Public Accounts Committee hearing, Mr Wale said…