India to bring more assistance to SI

Republic of India is pledging more assistance to the government and people of Solomon Islands; made in an assurance uttered to the Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare MP through India’s High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Shri Inbasekar Sunaramuthi. In a courtesy call today to the Prime Minister, H.E Shri Inbasejar Sunaramuthi said India…

Thanksgiving service an evidence of God’s unifying force – PM

THE final combined thanksgiving service in the lead up to the 2023 Pacific Games was held yesterday afternoon at the Saint Barnabas Cathedral. Esteemed dignitaries, including the Governor General Sir David Vunagi, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, Speaker of the National Parliament Sir John Patteson Oti, Chief Justice Sir Albert Palmer, Cabinet Ministers and Members of…

FUNDING SYPHONED:

CEMA’s $77 million revitalisation programme in limbo as funding for DCGA’s flagship policy has been diverted to the Sol2023 Pacific Games THE Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement’s (DCGA’s) $77 million revitalisation programme for the Copra Export Marketing Authority [CEMA] is in limbo after its funding allocation has been syphoned off to help boost the 2023…

Man acquitted of rape

A MAN on trial for allegedly raping a woman inside a parked car beside the fence near the Sir Kausimae Building at Panatina area, East Honiara in 2021 has been acquitted of the charge. Jarret Sialo was found not guilty after a trial and was acquitted of one count of rape. This was after Judge…

Nikunau community unveils new Maneaba

NIKUNAU Community, a vibrant Micronesian settlement near Titiana Village in West Gizo, Western Province, has formally opened its new custom house called the Bonnano Maneaba. The special event occurred on Sunday 27th August. The auspicious event was graced by distinguished guests, including Hon. Erabati Tapuia, Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) for Gizo Island Ward…