MSG senior official meeting discusses budget, work program

            The Chair of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Senior Officials Meeting (SOM), Michael Forrest, Permanent Secretary of the FLNKS External Unit officially opened the two-day MSG Senior Officials Meeting which ended yesterday at the MSG Secretariat in Port Vila, Vanuatu.             Mr Forrest welcomed senior officials from Fiji, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu…

Gov’t urged to respect PS posts

THE leader of the Parliamentary Independent Group, Manasseh Maelanga, has called on the government to give due respect to post holders established under the national constitution. Mr Maelanga made the call in light of the recent appointments of political appointees by the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) government. He said the appointments of the political…

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…