PM: Mamara vital for public servants

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare says the Mamara Housing Project will provide much needed housing for public servants. Speaking in his nationwide address on Monday, the PM said the project will build houses that who can acquire the houses through rent-purchasing arrangements.  “This project is another example of my government’s vision to empower public servants to…

In court with Assumpta

Dad admits indecent act, denies incest Alleged One Link boss to plea to lesser charges Men to go on trial for damaging properties over mining row Dad admits indecent act, denies incest  A FATHER had yesterday confessed to touching his teenage daughter’s private body parts but denied having unlawful sexual intercourse with her. The man in his…

Historic MASI open day successfully staged

FOR the first time an open day for all media organisations and stakeholders was hosted in the country on Monday. The event was staged to coincide with the annual ‘World Press Freedom Day.’ The open day was hosted as part of programs being organised by the association to mark the event which falls today, 3rd…

‘NO SEVERE REACTION’

SINCE roll out of COVID-19 vaccination in the country there have not been any cases of Anaphylaxis, a severe form of reaction or allergy to the vaccine.  Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare said in his nationwide address Monday. Its understood that prior to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout some people without any medical back ground spread false…

ALL ESP APPROVALS DONE

The Government’s Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) committee has completed all approvals of applications. That’s according to the Chairperson and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury McKinnie Dentana. Since the launch of the ESP, several thousands of applications were submitted from around the nation and went through vigorous and strict screening and selection…

Gegeo : media a mouth piece of the nation

Mass media is the mouth piece or voice of our nation. That’s according to the Head of Humanities at the Solomon Islands National University (S.I.N.U) Dr. David Gegeo when delivering the keynote address of the World Press Freedom Day, Monday. Theme for this year is ‘Information as a public good.’  Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI)…

SORE EXPOSES ALL

Sacked HCC Clerk ‘spill the beans’ in latest report to the PAC THE eighteen months of the leadership of former Honiara City Mayor, Wilson Mamae and former Clerk, Rence Sore was full of political in-fighting and administrative interferences by HCC Councilors, it was revealed. Mr. Sore exposed the political fiasco in his recent report to…

PM commends landowners of Mamara area

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare commends traditional landowners of Mamara Land for allowing their land for the mega new city currently under development. At least 15 residential houses have been completed while more building structures are going to be built later. Mr. Sogavare highlighted this statement during the ground-breaking ceremony of the Mamara Township Development,…

BAC excursion to Gold Ridge TSF a success

A two-day field trip to the Gold Ridge Mine Tailings Storage Facility [TSF] this week was dubbed as a success according to the Betikama Adventist College [BAC] Head of Department, Mr. Horrie Raddie. 90 Form 4 students took turns to visit the TSF on Tuesday 27th April and Wednesday 28th April respectively.  On Tuesday Class…