Kadere Party hits back at Sasako

The Kadere Party has rejected defamatory allegations labelled against the appointment of Party President Peter Boyers as an advisor on the Government’s Traditional Governance Policy (TGP). A Party Statement on Monday said Boyers‘s current contract under Prime Minister Rick Hou’s administration is an extension of service similar to his previous contract under former Prime Minister…

Leprosy growing among children

SOLOMON Islands last year recorded 47 new cases of leprosy of which 10 are children. According to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services’ National TB/Leprosy Programme, Solomon Islands receives an average of 30 to 40 new cases of leprosy every year and among them are children. The ministry highlighted the issue of leprosy among…

Dausabea offers to help shop keepers

The Office of the Indigenous Chamber of Commerce, Trade and Industries Solomon Islands (ICCTISI) says it is ready to assist shopkeepers who are demanding their employers to pay their National Provident Fund (NPF) contributions. Chief Executive Officer Charles Dausabea stated this after shopkeepers in Auki working for Asian shop owners say their employers never paid…

CIP police show presence

NINETEEN police officers in Central Islands Province (CIP) were involved in a walk from the Tulagi provincial police headquarters to the Diocese of Central Solomon and back to the provincial police headquarters last week. Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC), Inspector Hugo Maelasi says the march is part of the police high visibility as well as…

Guadalcanal province trail blazing

The Guadalcanal Provincial Provincial Premier Anthony Veke, his Executive and officials were honored to receive H.E Paul Maddison, High Commissioner of Canada to Solomon Islands at the provincial headquarters last Thursday. Premier Veke thanked His Excellency for taking his time off his busy schedule to visit Guadalcanal province. H.E Maddison was briefed on the progress…