VOW TO FIX HCC

HONIARA City Lord Mayor and Councilor Wilson Mamae had vowed to clean up the mess and fix the Honiara City Council Office. He made this profound sentiment after he appeared before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday. A number of concerns and issues were raised by PAC on the outcome of the Special Investigative Audit…

PM welcomes new PNG envoy 

PAPUA New Guinea’s new high commissioner to Solomon Islands H.E Moses Kaul has paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, Wednesday. Prime Minister Sogavare in his brief remarks has welcomed the new PNG envoy to the Solomon Islands. “Welcome to the happy isles,” the Prime Minister said. The Prime Minister said Papua New…

PAC scrutinises HCC 

HCC needs Finance Ordinance   THE Honiara City Council (HCC) should develop procedures and guidance for the purchase of goods and services. That’s according to the Special Investigation Audit Report compiled by the Solomon Islands Office of the Auditor General (OAG) which was scrutinised by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Tuesday.  The Auditors from…

Kukum Highway phase 2 deal sealed

A consultancy agreement to begin consultancy services on phase two of the Kukum Highway project was signed in Honiara, Tuesday. The signing was conducted between the Solomon Islands Government and the CTI Engineering International Co. Ltd of Japan, a statement from Government Communication Unit said. Phase two of the road improvement project will start from…

$53k PAYMENT

Sore: where’s the evidence?   HONIARA City Mayor and City Clerk have asked if both Councillors Reginald Ngati and Billy Abae provide their evidence for the new revelation before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) about a $53,000 payment to the Clerk on Tuesday. The new so-called revelation was revealed when both Councillors appeared before the…