Tenaru murder

A murder accused is still awaiting his case to be heard in a long form preliminary inquiry in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court. The committal hearing that was supposed to take place yesterday before Principal Magistrate Jim Seuika was however adjourned to November 10, for a mention. The adjournment was made because the accused William Totoha…

GPPOL set for new management?

Landowners disturbed by reports of takeover REPORTS have surfaced that the country’s leading Palm Oil producer Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL) as of next month would come under a new management. GIPPOL is currently being owned by foreign investors with land owners having only a minimum of twenty percent shares in the company. However…

Panga calls for increase wage

The former Premier of Guadalcanal Province, Stephen Panga says workers need better pay as Solomon Islanders now experience a very high cost of living. Mr Panga said state workers and those in the private sector need pay increases because imported and locally produced goods are way beyond affordability. He said it is high time the…