HOLIDAY IN DOUBT

Govt to decide on continuing overseas students   THE Repatriation of all local continuing students studying in other regional institutions to return home for their Christmas break is in doubt. This is due to the cost of charter flights and accommodation at the quarantine sites during the 14 days period. As such the Ministry of…

GINA FACES MOTION

THE Western Province Government IWPG) under the leadership of Premier, David Gina will again come under a ‘Vote of No Confidence’ motion. This was announced by the Clerk to the Western Provincial Assembly Kevin Paia. In a circulated letter of notice to all Provincial Assembly Members (PA) dated the 25th of September 2020, the Clerk…

‘Lift embargo on Cuba’

SOLOMON Islands has backed the call to lift the 59 year old economic embargo on Cuba. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare highlighted this yesterday in his pre-recorded address at the 75th United Nation General Assembly. He issued the call given that more than 80 local medical students have graduated from Cuba this year. As such he…

Auki fish market on schedule

IMPROVEMENT Work on Auki Fish Market is currently under Way and is progressing to schedule. The construction work mainly focuses on slabbing the fish market area as part of promoting a healthy environment and hygiene for fish vendors. Assistance Auki market mistress Betty Kwanairara said the improvement of the Auki fish market is needed to…

HON MANEKA JOINS GOV’T

MEMBER of Parliament for North Guadalcanal Constituency, Hon. Samson Maneka has switched allegiance to the ruling Government. Hon Maneka was a member of the Opposition Group before he moved to the Government recently. A Government statement today said Hon Maneka has resigned from the Solomon Islands Democratic Party (SIDP) and has joined the Government’s Our…