WALE: SECURITY MOU WITH CHINA INSENSITIVE

OPPOSITION Leader Hon Matthew Wale says the Government’s proposed security cooperation with China reflects their no-care attitude and insensitivity. In a statement, Friday, Hon Wale said what the Prime Minister and his Government is doing is pushing people’s tolerance to their limit by being insensitive to their views.  Hon Wale said any sensible person would…

MPs OCCUPY NEW HOMES

Gov’t MPs move into Mamara executive house GOVERNMENT politicians have begun moving into executive houses at the controversial Mamara Housing development West of Honiara after the ruling DCGA coalition has bought 50 of the houses. The Government has bought 50 of the houses, which range in prices between $2 million and $3 million each. Two-bedroom…

Data shows slowing Covid-19 rate

Recent data shows Covid-19 cases continue to be detected in the country but at a diminishing rate. Minister of Health and Medical Services (MHMS), Minister Dr. Culwick Togamana confirmed this in his daily Covid-19 situation update, Tuesday night. “Our epidemiological summary of Covid-19 aggregated the testing data shows that Covid-19 cases continue to be detected…

PM wants GPPOL to expand operations

 PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare is encouraging Guadalcanal Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL) to expand its current operations on Guadalcanal Province to provide more employment opportunities.  Mr Sogavare made this statement when welcoming senior executive members of GPPOL who made a courtesy call to the Prime Minister, Thursday.  The GPPOL executive was led by General Manager Noor…

She vows to serve

NEWLY elected Premier for Isabel Province and the country’s first female Premier says her government will work hard to serve its people and the province. Speaking to the Solomon Star in an exclusive interview yesterday Rhoda Sikilabu said there are greater responsibilities ahead and she will work closely with her nine member executive to achieve…

SW seeks fund to implement plan

ONE of the country’s State Owned Enterprises (SOE)-the Solomon Water (SW) is scouting for a possible fund to implement its plan to build new water supply infrastructure and rehabilitating some. Chief Operation Officer (COO) for Solomon Water Scraven Tongi said they have done the detailed engineer design for the water infrastructure and rehabilitation for the…