LIFE SAVING SUPPORT

$5k for young Sidi to undergo medical review By LACHLAN SHYVES EDDIE   A LEADING clothing company in Honiara has stepped in to support a one year old baby to undergo a life saving medical review overseas. Island Clothing Limited last week donated SBD$5,000 to assist Peter Sidi Junior to undergo a medical review in…

Choiseul chief backs pal’s call

A LOCAL Chief from Choiseul Ellison Pitakaka has applauded his colleague, Chief Collish Leketo Tutua for the bold stand to raise an important issue towards the current review of the Forest Resources and Timber Utilization (FRTU) Act, particularly benefit sharing. Chief Ellison Pitakaka is from Luku Village, Katupika Ward in South Choiseul. He also urges…

Ship crews undergo basic safety training

A GROUP of uncertified ship crew have successfully completed a safety training in Honiara last week. The training was facilitated by Sol-Safety Consultancy and Training Services (SSCTS), which is privately owned by Elijah Mouku. The training was made possible under the support of Solomon Islands Maritime Safety Administration (SIMSA). The training enabled uncertified marines crews…

Gov’t takes action

Moves to penalise foreigners violating investment laws By LESLEY SANGA   The government is finally taking action against foreigners who are engaging in businesses reserved for locals. These actions will be outlined in a media conference the Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Labour & Immigration will conduct tomorrow. Minister William Marau and Permanent Secretary Riley Mesepitu…