LAORE SET TO ACT ON HCC

Consults Attorney General for advice and directive By IAN M.KAUKUI HOME Affairs minister Chris Laore on Wednesday met three Honiara City councillors as he moves to address reports of widespread corruption and conflict of interest within the council. Laore met deputy mayor Charles Aiwosuga, councillor Billy Abae, and councillor Reginald Ngati. “I’m glad we were…

Makira-Ulawa needs to be in the news

THIS is the popular view many leaders and educated citizens of Makira Ulawa Province hold. Provincial Premier Julian Maka’a says regular news from Makira Ulawa Province is good because people are informed about what goes on, be they in agriculture, fisheries, tourism, economics, political governance and leadership, health, and education and so on. Maka’a, a…

Makira suspends loggers’ licences

THE Makira Ulawa Provincial Government has decided to temporarily suspend Felling and Logging Export Licenses for five logging companies because they have been operating illegally in the province. A list given to the Commissioner of Forests and Research, Reeves Moveni of the Ministry of Forests and Research in Honiara by the province’s Senior Investment Officer…

Foreign Minister urges Suidani to be mindful of Foreign relations policy

Solomon Islands Foreign Minister, Hon Jeremiah Manele, Calls for Unity of the Country in response to Malaita Provincial Premier’s Statement that challenges Solomon Islands recognition of the “One China Policy”. Minister Manele condemns the statement issued by Premier Daniel Suidani yesterday when the Premier made reference to the Republic of China (ROC) as a state…

Titiana evacuation centre opens

TITIANA evacuation centre and community hall were officially handed over to the people of Titiana by the First Secretary of the Embassy of Japan Yoko Asano, Tuesday. Accompanied by the Grassroot Project Coordinator of the Embassy of Japan, Ms Hiro Takegami (GPC), the ceremony was witnessed by Titiana village community leaders, educators and community members.…

A cruel act

A two-month-old female infant is fighting for her life after she was thrown three feet down from a veranda to the ground following a heated argument between a husband and wife in Malaita. Reports reaching this paper said the incident has shocked the community where the incident occurred. Following the incident, the father was arrested by…