MSG chair condemns assassination

The Chair of the Melanesian Spearhead Group and Spokesperson of the FLNKS Political Bureau, Mr Victor Tutugoro has condemned the assassination of Martinus Yohamewho who is responsible for the West Papua Independence Movement in Sorong. Mr Tutugoro made the statement after regional media announced the discovery of Martinus YOHAME’s body in the region of Sorong,…

Muaki: AG advice is an opinion, not court order

FORMER special secretary to Prime Minister Danny Philip and Gordon Darcy Lilo says Attorney-General opinions are just that: opinions and advices. Andrew Donua Muaki, who was the most senior top political appointee in the first year of the current NCRA Government, says he was perplexed to see senior government officials and politicians equating opinions rendered…

Sivoro: We need more hotels

Honiara city needs additional hotels to cater for more tourists and visitors arrival. Barney Sivoro chair of Our Telekom national tourism forum (NTF) and director of tourism highlighted this during the forum held last Friday at Heritage Hotel. Mr Sivoro said Honiara city needs 4-5 star hotels in Honiara as a holding ground for tourists…

Bureau sought $9m for promotion

Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) is seeking additional $9 million from the national government to boost its international and local tourism marketing promotion. Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (CEO) chief executive officer (CEO) Josefa Tuamoto highlighted this during the 2014 Our Telekom national tourism forum held at Heritage Park Hotel last Friday. Mr Josefa said that…

Schools thank KGA

KASTOM Garden Association (KGA) has been commended for assisting communities and schools replant their food gardens after the April flooding in Honiara and Guadalcanal. This was expressed when officers of KGA visited some of the high schools and training centres east of Honiara yesterday. Some of the schools and trainings have begun harvesting their crops,…