‘10 MPs cases active’

There are 10 cases involving Members of Parliament (MPs) that are currently under active investigation by the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley revealed this at his weekly conference at the Rove Police Headquarters, Thursday. “There are 10 active investigations that are occurring at the moment,” Mr Varley said. He said there…

STRIKE TERMINATED

Transport services resume, Friday By ANDREW FANASIA PUBLIC transport services will resume today after the strike action by the Honiara Transport Service Association (HTSA) was terminated, yesterday afternoon. Inland Revenue Division (IRD) and HTSA have finally reached an understanding after the two parties held a dialogue yesterday afternoon at the multi-purpose hall. It was established…

Transport tax explained

THE Commissioner of Solomon Islands Inland Revenue Division (IRD) Joseph Dokekana says the tax imposed on bus and taxi owners has gone through due process through interviews and actual records inspected and it is very fair and marginal. Mr Dokekana made the statement to clarify their position on the tax enforcement on income earned by…

Inflation reaches 0.8% in Sept

MONTHLY headline inflation for Honiara rose by 0.6 per cent points to 0.8 per cent in September, compared to the 0.2 per cent points noted in August, 2018. The Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) revealed it in its Honiara Consumer Price Index (CPI) report made available this week. Government Statistician, Douglas Kimi, while releasing…