AG warns in-experience private lawyers

The country’s Attorney General James Apaniai has raised a concern regarding certain in-experienced private legal practitioners. Speaking at the 2016 legal opening year, Mr Apaniai said this issue is a matter of concern to the public which should be of great concern to the Bar Association. “While acknowledging that the majority of private legal practitioners…

Four teachers run school

NAHARAHAU Primary School in Wainoni district, Makira province is in need of teachers. This was highlighted by Head teacher Joseph Bare to inform authorities and parents of the school’s plight. “I want to inform you authorities and parents that in 2015, we did not have the required number of teachers,” Mr. Bare said. He said…

NTU step up health check on students

THE National Training Unit (NTU) of the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development is taking stricter measures on the health of its sponsored students. As such, NTU is ensuring sponsored students complete a medical clearance form before their arrangements are processed. Speaking during the 2016 orientation and the scholarship award presentation ceremony, NTU director…

Malaita needs a magistrate

People in and around Malu’u were made aware that there is no magistrate in Malaita. This was revealed by Malu’u Police boss Inspector Peter Kinita during Police and Chiefs awareness talks at the Malu’u main market during the weekend. The Officer made the people aware after they have experienced an increase in illegal sale of…

Site sought to build war museum

The Solomon Scouts and Coastwatchers Trust plans to build a war museum and an information centre in the national capital, Honiara. The Trust’s Chairman, Sir Bruce Saunders has revealed the plan to the Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare. Sir Bruce said the Trust is searching for a site in and around Honiara to build the ‘War…

SIG to amend laws to allow dual citizenship

The Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare has told a visiting South Korean business executive, Young Ju Park, that his Democratic Coalition for Change Government will amend the country’s citizenship laws to allow dual citizenships. Mr Ju Park is Solomon Islands Honorary Consul to South Korea. Mr Sogavare said people from other countries with Solomon Islands connections…

Fiu Resource Owners commend gov’t, stakeholders

RESOURCE owners of the multi-million dollar Fiu hydro power project on Malaita have commended the National Government, donors and stakeholders for their support and commitment to develop and implement Fiu Hydro Project on Malaita Province. Fiu Hydro Resource Owners Alfred Gegeo thanked the Asian Development Bank, the Malaita Provincial Government, Solomon Power and other stake…

Farmers urged to sell best products

FARMERS are reminded to sell their best selected produce at the markets. A woman wanted to be known as Florence said farmers need to ensure they select best produces from their gardens for the markets. “I am making this reminder because on two occasions, I was a victim of selling of bad products at the…

Steady growth in Fiji economy

THE Fijian economy is at its peak with a low expectancy of a downturn in the next few years. Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Faiyaz Koya said the country experienced a fantastic growth over the past few years. “The economy has been having a slow steady growth and there is not going to be…