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N-East Guadalcanal MP settles outstanding SINU dues MORE than forty North East Guadalcanal Constituency students studying at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) have had their outstanding fees paid out, Wednesday. It was their newly-elected Member of Parliament, Ethel Lency Vokia, who came to the rescue. Mrs. Vokia told Solomon Star that the first 41…

DJOKOVIC RESIGNS

As OUR Party Interim President   CHIEF of Staff at the Prime Minister’s Office, Robson Djokovic has resigned from his position as the Interim President of the OUR Party on 8th March 2021, under OUR Party letterhead with his official signature. The letter was addressed to the OUR Party Parliamentary Wing Leader Manasseh Sogavare who…

Premier Gina calls for changes to payment of salaries, other perks

WESTERN PROVINCE Premier David Gina has called for changes to the way salaries and entitlements of Members of the Provincial Assemblies are delivered, saying the present system is unfair. “Our salaries are received from the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening, while our entitlements are determined by the Parliamentary Entitlement Commission (PEC). “This creates…

Tonafalea: IWD time to empower women

Malaita Provincial Government Minister for women, youth, sport, and children Affairs Ivan Tonafalea has urged men to use the International Women’s Day (IWD) as an opportunity or platform to empower and support women. He mentioned this at the women’s international day celebration in Auki, Monday. He said women need and entrusted men to achieving an…

Airport upgrade underway

WORK on upgrading the Honiara International Airport is now at its ten (10) percent implementation stage. That’s according to the Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Communication and Aviation Moses Virivolomo during a live radio talk-back show on Sunday based on the theme ‘Future of Tourism.’ Other members of the panel included: Andrew Nihopara,…