HCC to inform stakeholders of plans

THE Honiara City Council (HCC) will meet with various stakeholders next week purposely to outline operational programs and plans for the city. HCC mayor Alfrence Fatai said it will be an important meeting that stakeholders must attend because HCC will need their cooperation and support in implementing the programs and plans. “The operational plans are…

Kwaiga raises challenges facing proposed oil palm projects here

MALAITA Provincial member for Ward 7, Leslie Kwaiga cautions Malaitans from being over excited about the establishment of Auluta Basin and Wasisi Oil Palm developments despite the recent announcement of the purchase of 50,000 seedlings by the National Government. Mr Kwaiga said that realistically, the National Government had failed to build appropriate infrastructure at Aluta…

Opposition urges government to rehabilitate April flood victims

THE Parliamentary Opposition is calling on the Government to seriously take into consideration the rehabilitation package for the 2014 April flash flood victims. In a statement, Leader of Opposition Jeremiah Manele said “we understand that the Ministry of Development Planning and Aid Coordination has already finalized a rehabilitation package for the 2014 April flash flood…