Tango told to step down

THE five-week long political impasse that has got many people questioning who is the legitimate premier for Renbel province continues with Johnston Timothy calling on Premier Lence Tango to step down. Mr Johnston was elected recently as the new premier of Renbel having had the majority of assembly members over ousted Premier Lence Tango. However,…

Medical graduates still in Cuba

TWENTY-TWO recently graduated medical students are still waiting for flight arrangements to return home from Cuba. According to reports reaching the Solomon Star, the students are waiting on the Ministry of Education to arrange and confirm their return flights. The students graduated in July in a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo and…

Work starts on Kamaosi road

WORK on the much waited Kamaosi Road project in the Gao/Bugotu area of Isabel Province started on Monday this week. Chief Hugh Tazzy Bogese of the area reported that machineries for the construction work were shipped and off loaded last week at Kasera port. He said that the Isabel provincial government has contracted Glengrow, a…

Conference to re-affirm Pacific identity

PROMINENT academics from five universities around the Pacific participated in the Wansolwara conference at Divine Word University, Madang in Papua New Guinea (PNG), to discuss the importance of restoring Pacific identity, on Tuesday. Top of the agenda was to protest against the dominant narrative, that development means selling of/ or exploiting our lands and our…