EU to provide FJ$10m for recovery

Suva, Fiji – The European Union (EU) will provide an initial FJ$ 10 million through the Pacific Community (SPC) to complement the Fijian Government’s efforts in relief, recovery and rehabilitation following the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston. The funds will immediately be made available from EU-SPC projects for communities and businesses in the most…

Tough Stand

PM will not tolerate sexual harassment PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says he is taking a tough stand against any forms of sexual harassment occurring within any top government office including his. Mr Sogavare made the strong warning yesterday following an article in the Sunday Star alleging his office is being rocked by sexual harassment claims…

PMO rocked by sex claim

The Office of the Prime Minister has been rocked by internal sexual harassment claims. A prominent female political appointee claimed she has been sexually harassed time and again by the recently appointed Special Secretary to the Prime Minister (SSPM), Andrew Muaki. The female, who is married, made the allegation in a letter she wrote to…

Ngava hails ITA owner

The ITA Hardware in Honiara has been commended for taking the initiate to facelift front of its main shop in Honiara. Honiara City Town and Country Planning Board chairman, Eddie Ngava told the Sunday Star the council is happy to see ITA Hardware stepping in with its own plans. “The board is grateful for the…

Dial 933 for weather only

The Weather forecast Division of the Ministry of Environment and Meteorology has called on members of the public to dial the free toll number 933 strictly for enquiries on information about weather conditions only. Chief Weather Forecaster officer Fred Ferah sounded the warning after a number of people took advantage of the free-toll telephone number…