Djokovic hits back Says Wale, Mount claims absurd

Recent allegations in the Australian press and republished in local newspapers labeling Robson Djokovic as a convicted criminal are inaccurate, false, misleading and completely absurd. Djokovic made the statement in response to the manner in which Matthew Wale and Ryan Mount, have by virtue of their own defamatory statements, exposed themselves as desperate individuals with…

SICCI acknowledge PM’s recognition of the Chamber of Commerce

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) acknowledges Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare and his Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) for recognizing the Chamber’s role as the main private sector representative organization in the country. Speaking during the Business Excellence Awards (BEA) 2019 on Saturday 30th November, Prime Minister Hon Sogavare stressed…

Habu: we win the hearts of the Pacific

MISS Solomon and the first runner up in last week’s Miss Pacific contest in Papua New Guinea (PNG) says although her team could not snatch the crown, they won the hearts of Pacific islands. Gladys Habu and her team have arrived in the country around lunchtime on Tuesday to a warm welcome from supporters and…

Axiom told to pay $7M to govt

THE Government has demanded Australian miner Axiom Ltd to pay $7 million over its alleged failure to obtain provincial business licenses from Isabel Province and for not providing annual survey reports for seven years. The company said the demand was made in a letter it received from the Ministry of Commerce, Labour and Immigration dated…

Wale calls for sacking of Djokovic

OPPOSITION leader Mathew Wales has called for the sacking of the Chief of Staff for the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Robson Djokovic. He also calls on Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, who is Djokovic’s uncle, to reconsider his position as prime minister. Wale made the call after the Australian newspaper reported yesterday Djokovic…

Express Pelican II resumes service to Auki

Express Pelican II has resumed its shipping service to the Malaita provincial capital of Auki this week after obtaining its business license from Malaita province. A delegation from Express Pelican visited Malaita provincial secretary Fredrick Fa’abasua yesterday during its first trip to Auki. The delegation collected Express Pelican shipping license from Malaita province during the…

Bina Harbour is a game-changer: PM

THE proposed Bina Harbour project in Malaita has the potential to move this country forward.  That’s according to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. In his speech, during the Business Excellence Award (BEA) over the weekend, Sogavare stated that Malaita is “one of our most economically important provinces”.  “I strongly believe that Bina Harbour is game-changer,” he…