NEIKO DRUG UNDER POLICE RADAR

POLICE are working closely with other agencies to regulate or look at an appropriate regulation for the new substance called ““Neiko Drug or Copaine”. Police Chief Mostyn Mangau told reporters on Thursday that they are continuing to conduct awareness throughout the country about this new substance.   “At the moment, the matter is being discussed…

SUIDANI TO MEET GOVT

Premier Suidani heads to Honiara to patch up differences By Alfred Sasako   MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani has arrived in Honiara for talks with the national government in what is seen as a major breakthrough in the stand-off between Auki and Honiara. Premier Suidani and his 14-men delegation disembarked at Point Cruz at 5pm yesterday…

Woodford students meet PM

Grade five (5) students of Woodford International School got the opportunity of their lifetime when they meet the country’s Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday to learn about government system. The students were accompanied by their Primary School Principal Cherolyn Tasa and grade 5 teacher Nastassia Simbe Dara paid a visit to the Office of…

REFUND BOOSTS SAVINGS

10% tax refund boosts NPF youSave members By IAN M.KAUKUINewsroom, Honiara   THE roll out of the 10% tax refund to ‘youSave lo mobile’ members of National Provident Fund (NPF) announced by the Minister of Finance last month has boosted members’ savings. Speaking at a joint press conference with the two national mobile network operators…

WEST TO SUE GOV’T

Over provincial govt Act which disadvantages provinces BY ULUTAH GINAGIZO NEWS BUREAU   THE Western Provincial Government (WPG) is prepared to file a lawsuit against the national government in the High Court over introduction of the Provincial Government Act of 1997. Premier David Gina made the statement after realising that the said Act appeared to…