Swiss volunteer doctors start work in Munda

Two volunteer medical doctors from Switzerland began work at Helena Goldie Hospital in July. With the support of SolTuna and National Fisheries Developments Ltd (NFD), Dr. Chantal Ruckstuhl-Dekumbis and Dr. Erhard Ruckstuhl brought with them much needed medical equipment and technology, which they solicited from Switzerland. Chantal Ruckstuhl-Dekumbis is a paediatric physician who worked at…

Malaita celebrates big day

MALAITA province has celebrated its 34th provincial second appointed day in Auki, Tuesday. The celebration was attended by Acting Prime Minster Manasseh Maelanga, supervising minister for Ministry of Provincial government and Institutional Strengthening Samson Maneka and his team. Speaking at the celebration Malaita provincial premier Peter Ramohia said Malaita second 2nd appointed day is not…

Lusibaea wants PM probed

PM took $5m and bought old hulk Elizabeth Ann PARLIAMENT Member of North Malaita Hon Jimmy Lusibaea calls for on an enquiry into the shipping grant received by the Prime Minister Manesseh Sogavare who is also MP of East Choiseul. In an exclusive interview yesterday Mr Lusibaea who was recently terminated by the Caucus as…

RESHUFFLE HITS SNAG

Party says Rini’s move not negotiable Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s proposal to reshuffle the Minister of Finance and Treasury  Snyder Rini and the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources John Maneniaru has hit a snag, government sources reveal. The United Democratic Party (UDP) which both Prime Minister Sogavare and Minister Rini are members of is…

Nihopara condemns vandalism of WWII plaque

PERMANENT Secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Andrew Nihopara on Monday denounced the vandalisation of a plaque at the United States Bloody Ridge World War II Monument. “This type of behaviour must be condemned by every Solomon Islander in the strongest terms.  “It is unfortunate and rather very disrespectful act by someone with…