Response to Abae’s sacking

The Office of the Mayor and City Clerk has responded following Cr. Billy Abae’s outburst in the media with regards to his termination as Chairman for Finance. The claim by Cr. Abae that his termination was from him questioning the Mayor’s entitlement, was total nonsense and is misleading. City Clerk Sore said the sacking of…

Concern over yacht handling

THE latest removal of a New Zealand Yacht at the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea (SI/PNG) marine border has raised concerns over procedures on how to handle such scenarios. The concern was raised by Alex Tapu of Gizo, Western Province saying he is not alone in sharing empathy for the family onboard the vessel…

City Councillor speaks up

WHY MAYOR SACKED ME By ESTHER NURIA    HONIARA City Council’s Chairman for Finance Billy Abae says he was sacked this week from his position for questioning an advance request mayor Wilson Mamae forwarded to his office for approval. And Abae claimed his dismissal was unfair because he was simply doing his job. “The primary…

TONGS SUPPORTS GOVERNMENT

Tongs Builders Warehouse a locally owned company has provided free of charge a warehouse at its Henderson compound to support the government in its operations for COVID-19 and Tropical Cyclone Harold. The property is a huge general-purpose warehouse capable of holding tons of supplies for safekeeping while the arrangement is made for distribution to impacted…

Suidani donates 400 knives 

Member of the Malaita Provincial Assembly for Ward 5 and Premier for Malaita Province Daniel Suidani has donated 400 knives to households in West Fataleka. Premier Suidani donated the knives and grading files to Ward 5 Ward Development Committee (WDC) yesterday in Auki. The premier said the donation is part of the MARA government measures…