In Court With Assumpta

Technical issue in Aipia-Hagberg case rejected THE Court has on Monday dismissed the application on a technical issue raised on the case of Dr Reginald Aipia and his American business consultant Eric Hagberg. Principal Magistrate Ricky Iomea on Monday ruled that the section 126 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) does not apply on the…

BIG FEAR OVER BILL

Dr Sikua says fear of ACB may delay passage By AATAI JOHN Leader of the Parliamentary Independent Group and Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Guadalcanal Dr Derek Sikua says growing fear of the Anti-Corruption Bill (ACB) may delay its passage. He said this during his meeting with the Civil Society Organisation (CSO) Anti…

APID defends PM’s letter

THE Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID) has defended Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s leaked acknowledgement letter to the Bintan General Manager describing it as a personal letter and does not represent any favoritism or endorsement of any company obligations. “Whatever the Prime Minister shared with the company like this leaked letter is his personal approach. “That…

PM WRONG APPROACH

Muaki: PM should address letter to APID, not Bintan By TEDDY KAFO A FORMER special secretary to the prime minister has exposed a major dent in the attempt by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to clarify the highly controversial letter he wrote to miners, Bintan Mining Ltd. Mr Sogavare has said of the letter that it…