In Court with Assumpta

“Gov’t must change payroll system” Pro to respond to proposal on $300k theft case Bangladeshi rape accused back in court, June 22    “Gov’t must change payroll system” THE Government needs to change its aurion system in the Ministry of Finance and Treasure (MOFT) to avoid losing more money as the system cannot detect over…

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: ILLEGAL ‘LOGGING OP’ EXPOSED

• Company defies High Court Order, govt told to act • Operation illegally enters customary land, causes environmental damage • Fact-finding mission encounters life threatening incident   ENVIRONMENTAL damage and lawlessness is obvious in parts of Small Malaita where logging operation is currently active as witnessed by this paper in visit to a logging operation site, Tuesday…

MANUARI CALLS FOR STRINGENT SAFETY STANDARDS & MEASURES IN ALL SCHOOLS

Opposition Spokesperson for education Hon. Derick Manuari calls on the Ministry responsible for education to immediately look into the need to impose mandatory safety standards and measures in relation to the planning and construction of school infrastructure; and to also organise a multi-sectoral approach to make available adequate space for all schools for the sake of our school children. The…

Solomon Power Signs Financing Agreement with Australia for Tina Hydro

Solomon Power and the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) have signed a USD22.7 million (SBD180 million) grant and loan financing agreement to build the 22km transmission system for the Tina River Hydro-power Project. The transmission system is the critical piece of infrastructure needed to enable the hydropower facility to supply power to Honiara. It will deliver…