Top tuna meeting underway in Honiara

A UNIQUE South-South exchange meeting between regional, international fisheries and ocean management agencies is currently underway in Honiara at the Forum Fishery Agency (FFA) headquarters. The meeting was held to help explain how the region has been meeting its challenges of managing tuna resources over the past decades and to share knowledge on what lessons…

MSG ministers end PNG talks

THE 21st Melanesian Spearhead Group Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) concluded in Port Moresby on Tuesday with a number of decisions to be considered by Leaders, who will convene today for their Retreat. Key amongst the decisions are the reform of the MSG Secretariat, its Corporate Plan 2018-2020 and the Work Programme and Budget for 2018.…

GOV’T TOLD TO ACT ON REPORT

Laore reminds leaders of obligation By EDDIE OSIFELO ONE of the surviving members of the Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) is calling on the government to implement the recommendations of their report through political will. This came after successive governments had failed to implement the Commission’s recommendations to date after they presented its…

Parl meet date set

PRIME Minister Hon. Rick Houenipwela has scheduled the date for the next Parliament sitting to Wednesday 28th February, 2018. The date was announced following the issue a letter of notification of commencement of Parliament by the Prime Minister to His Excellency the Governor General Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui GCMG CSI OBE, on Monday 12th February…