Gov’t refutes Sun report

THE Office of the Prime Minister & Cabinet (OPMC) has rebutted a front-page story in the Island Sun newspaper, describing it as “‘irresponsible and misleading”. In a statement, the OPMC said ongoing claims in the media that the prime minister has encouraged members of Parliament in Caucus to invest in One Link is nothing but…

Court sheriff denies bribery claim

DEPUTY Sheriff of the High Court Bobby Waleferatelia has denied bribery allegations leveled against him in Gizo, Western Province, last week. It was alleged that Waleferatelia had attempted to bribe Western Province officials when he was part of a team including a police officer, reps from the judgment creditor of the controversial KHY area in…

Inflation stable in December 2019

The country’s inflation better known as the change in the National Consumer Price Index (CPI) has risen +0.3 percent to 106.9 in November but remains stable at 106.9 in December 2019.  Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) revealed in its latest statistical report released by the Government Statistician Douglas Kimi recently. “Through the year, compared…