NEW MARKET FOR GPPOL 3 OPENS

Surrounding communities at GPPOL 3 in North East Guadalcanal have taken delivery of their new market building on Tuesday that will become their main source of income. The new market building is funded under the North East Guadalcanal constituency and officially opened by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) Allen Daonga. Mr…

Muse awarded ‘Top Employee of the Year’

SOLOMON Islander Amelia Muse who hails from Guadalcanal Province has received the Employee of the year award from her Employer McDonald’s Canada. Ms Muse becomes the first person from Solomon Islands to receive an Employee of the Year Award from a Canadian employer. Adding to the colours of celebration, Guadalcanal’s Thomas Mike picked up an…

Man arrested for rape in Choiseul

POLICE at Taro in Choiseul Province arrested a 26-year-old male suspect for raping a 16-year-old girl at Ghaghara sea side in North East Choiseul on 8 December 2018. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Choiseul Province, Superintendent Vincent Eria said “It is another sad rape incident occurred again in Choiseul Province. To make it worst the suspect…

11 visas in December

Canada grants more work visas for locals The Canadian Government has granted 11 new work visas for Solomon Islanders alone in the month of December – the highest ever under Canada-Solomon Islands labour mobility partnership. These visas have been issued for Dairy Industry, Food Service, Packaging and Nursery jobs. Permits are valid for 24-months. Solomon…

BLOW FOR MINISTER

Manetoali charged on the eve of 10th parliament’s dissolution By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN   GAO Bugotu MP Samuel Manetoali’s bid for a fourth term in parliament suffered a huge blow last Friday after police arrested and charged him with one count of conversion. Manetoali, who has served his constituency for the last three consecutive terms, and…

Parliament dissolves

THE tenth Parliament has dissolved as of 12am midnight early this morning following its final sitting last night. This means most of the Members of Parliament (MP) are now ordinary members of the public while those in the Government are in the caretaker position for next few months till the next government comes into power…