Suidani praises MV Taimareho shipping 

The management of the West Are’Are Constituency-owned shipping vessel, the MV Taimareho was praised for complying with Malaita Provincial Government resolutions. The provincial government resolutions had it that any ship transporting dead bodies via the Honiara-Auki route is obligated to charge a freight of $500 and not more. This week, MV Taimareho was seen transporting…

MASI HITS BACK

Why was PS coughing when talking about ESP?   The President of the Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI), Georgina Kekea has responded to accusations being leveled at the media and journalists over the reporting of the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP). The Secretary to the Prime Minister (SPM), Jimmy Rodgers, joined the Permanent Secretary (PS)…

AG welcomes top judges 

ATTORNEY General (AG) John Muria Jr has welcomed and congratulated Justice Rex Faukona, Howard Lawry, and Eran Soma for their judiciary appointments. AG in his speech yesterday during the opening of the legal year said despite the restrictions experienced in 2020, the Judiciary has had a number of achievements. The achievements are the appointments of…

AG applauds frontline workers

Attorney General (AG) John Muria Jr applauds frontline workers for keeping Covid-19 at bay from spreading into the community. He made the remark when he spoke at the opening of the country’s legal year at the High Court in Honiara yesterday. “I applaud our frontline workers for keeping the Covid-19 pandemic from spreading into the…

Courts’ doors open 

THE 2021 Legal Year has been officially opened yesterday in a ceremonial sitting at the High Court. In his remarks on Tuesday, Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer said 2020 has been particularly difficult for the judiciary. He said this was compounded by the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic and its impacts on the national…