PAP boosts membership

THE People’s Alliance Party (PAP) has six new members following the crossover of the entire Parliamentary Independent Group to the Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCCG) earlier this week. The PAP is one of the coalition partners of DCCG. The other partners are United Democratic Party and Kandere Party. The new PAP members which include…

Maelanga congratulated

CONSTITUENTS of East Kwara’ae constituency say Manasseh Maelanga’s move to join the democratic Coalition for change Government (DCCG) is in their best interest. In the Eastern Stars Face book page, constituents in Honiara and overseas expressed their gratitude to Maelanga for making the move to join the DCCG this week. “Thank you Manasseh Maelanga for…

Motion set for tomorrow

DESPITE being in the minority, the Opposition Group will still move the motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare tomorrow. Leader of Opposition Jeremiah Manele confirmed this to the Solomon Star on Wednesday. He said his group sees moving the motion not only as a way to remove the Prime Minister but an…

Court rejects application

THE court has dismissed an application the lawyer of a man facing a murder charge raise objecting the court’s line of question during a committal hearing. Principal Magistrate Edwin Saramo said he agreed entirely with the prosecution’s submission that the application has no legal basis and therefore dismissed it and put the accused to his…

Gina: Who is Pope Ziru?

A WESTERN Province landowner has rubbished claims that a company invited to develop an agro-forestry project in the Roviana Lagoon several years ago has failed to replant the area. Bulacan was invited by landowners after they were granted an agro-forestry permit, which enabled the people to plant cocoa on Honiavasa Island. But another man, claiming…

Wise move, says Fiukwai

A MALAITA man has described the move by the Independent Group in parliament to join the Sogavare led government as a “wise move”. Joe Fiukwai said the decision is timely when stability is needed in the DCC government to drive the country’s development plans forward. He said the resignation of the seven ministers last week…