Western Province to establish more women’s resource centres and safehouses

WESTERN Province Women’s Division is now working towards establishing two women’s resource centres and two safe houses for women in Western Province. The Provincial Minister for Women, Youth and Sports, Adrian Chriswell Minu confirmed this during the International Women’s Day celebration in Gizo on Monday. Mr Minu said the proposed women’s resource centres will be…

PAID IN FULL 

N-East Guadalcanal MP settles outstanding SINU dues MORE than forty North East Guadalcanal Constituency students studying at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) have had their outstanding fees paid out, Wednesday. It was their newly-elected Member of Parliament, Ethel Lency Vokia, who came to the rescue. Mrs. Vokia told Solomon Star that the first 41…

Student jailed for sexual offences

A YOUNG man who confessed to having forced sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl last year has been sentenced to two years in prison without suspension, Wednesday. The juvenile (D.A) who cannot be named for legal reasons was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of sexual intercourse with a child under 15 years of…

DJOKOVIC RESIGNS

As OUR Party Interim President   CHIEF of Staff at the Prime Minister’s Office, Robson Djokovic has resigned from his position as the Interim President of the OUR Party on 8th March 2021, under OUR Party letterhead with his official signature. The letter was addressed to the OUR Party Parliamentary Wing Leader Manasseh Sogavare who…

Premier Gina calls for changes to payment of salaries, other perks

WESTERN PROVINCE Premier David Gina has called for changes to the way salaries and entitlements of Members of the Provincial Assemblies are delivered, saying the present system is unfair. “Our salaries are received from the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening, while our entitlements are determined by the Parliamentary Entitlement Commission (PEC). “This creates…

MUP to have line Ministries in its new town

The Premier of Makira Ulawa, Julian Maka’a says his Administration has already endorsed the idea for line Ministries to have their quarters built in the Mamaloni Town near the Ngorangora domestic airport. He says the idea will eventuate once Town Planning of Mamaloni Town is completed, hopefully, this year. Mr. Maka’a says turning Mamaloni Town…