Ronia slams corruption practises

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) Executive Officer Edward Ronia has strongly condemned corruption practices that continues to be entertained in the government. In his short statement during the People’s Forum meeting in Honiara recently Ronia stated that unaccounted millions of dollars were swept under the carpet in the past years and not a single person had…

Youths presents vital issues in forum

YOUTHS from nine communities from North West to East Guadalcanal have presented vital issues that they faced in their respective areas during the youth forum on Wednesday. The nine communities were, Kusika, Veravaulu, Takaboru, Titinge, Papaho, Mbarana, Papagu, Koli, and Komporo. They were part of Save the Children’s Youth Outreach Partnership Project in Guadalcanal province.…

SI submits application to INTERPOL

Solomon Islands Government through the Minister for Police, National Security and Correctional Services Peter Shanel Agovaka has submitted the country’s application for a membership to the INTERPOL. This was done during a visit to the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore last week. A statement from the Government Communication Unit said, INTERPOL is a…

Fiu hydro project plan submitted

THE strategic work plan 2015 to 2017 for Fiu hydro project was handed over the Malaita provincial government by the resource owners of the Fiu hydro project this. Malaita Premier Peter Channel Ramohia received the document on Wednesday in Auki. The ceremony was attended and witnessed by the Ministry of Mines and Energy Deputy Director…

Grading for Uni students

THE long awaited students’ result for students studying at the Solomon Islands National University should be ready by this week. This was confirmed by Pro-Vice chancellor Academic professor Basil Shelton Marasinghe. This follows concerns raised by the students asking why their first semester one results have been delayed for so long now. He said, that…

Public take advantage of road show

THE public and local customers in and around Auki, Malaita province are taking advantage of the three days road show conducted by Island Enterprise Limited (IEL) and Origin Gas this week. The road show kicked off on Wednesday and will end today to coincide with the Malaita second appointed day celebrations. The display and demonstration…

Strike saga to TDP

The strike issue between the Solomon Islands national university management and its lecturers is now before the Trade Dispute Panel (TDP). This was confirmed by the President of the Lecturers Association. Sampson Tahonira on Thursday declined to make further comments but said the panel will deal with it. He added at the moment, he will…