NPF invites more to join youSave scheme 

SOLOMON Islands National provident Fund (SINPF) is encouraging members of the public to join its “youSave scheme”.   General Manager Mike Wate made the call when releasing the Fund’s financial and operational performance report for the year ending 30th June 2019.   He said the informal sector pension scheme youSave continues to expand with 9,871 members registered…

Maelanga urges Suidana, Wale

Senior Malaita Government Minister and Member of Parliament for East Malaita Constituency Manasseh Maelanga has called on the Premier of Malaita Province Daniel Suidani to refrain from using the people of Malaita to drive his political agenda. Mr Maelanga said that the premier’s use of language that are deemed as a way to manipulate the…

Sacked minister hits back at PM

HOU: WE WERE PUNISHED PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare mishandled the China-Taiwan issue, sacked minister Rick Hou says. Hou was responding to explanations Sogavare made after sacking four of his senior ministers over the China switch. “The PM’s explanation for my sacking is just a lame excuse to divert attention from the actual reason: the fact…

OPMC rejects Sun’s report

THE Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) also rejected false claims made in the Island Sun newspaper, Tuesday. A statement from OPMC stated the allegations were unfounded and a blatant misrepresentation of the facts. The front-page article claimed Mr Sogavare tried to bypass protocol and was alleged to have forced the Governor General…

Sasako denies working for China

LOCAL journalist Alfred Sasako has denied any involvement with Chinese firms in the country. Rather, he said he was simply doing his work as a journalist to report on issues affecting the country. Sasako was responding to accusations levelled against him by local activist Lawrence Makili. Makili earlier accused Sasako of misleading the nation with…