‘Past government fail NRH’

Local doctors working at National Referral Hospital (NRH) have renewed their call to the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government to push the NRH 2009 report so that it can be implemented. A statement from the doctors said, past governments have failed to resource the Ministry of Health and Medical services inorder to address the…

GP condemns police action

GUADALCANAL Provincial (GP) Government has condemned in the strongest terms the manner in which police have conducted their operation in East Tasimboko, resulting in the death of a young man. Relatives of the deceased claimed that the young man was manhandled by police and then he ran off and later was found dead floating in…

Skill development a challenge for youth with disabilities

Youths with disabilities in the Solomon Islands find it hard to access skills development and entrepreneurship training due to discriminatory treatments. These were the words of the Pacific Disability Forum’s Youth Co-chair Mr Charlie Maeke. Speaking at the Pacific Youth Regional Conference on Disability yesterday, Maeke said accessibility to education and employment opportunities for youths…

‘Let’s clean Auki town’

AN AUKI resident has appealed to business houses and the public to help maintain cleanliness in Auki, Malaita Province by offering their resources and time. Peter Mana said this after offering his machine and time to clean up a pile of rubbish near the Auki market on Saturday. Mr Mana said, that its important that…

MPG to address rubbish issue in Auki

THE Malaita provincial government (MPG) will address the rubbish issue in Auki Malaita province as soon as it locates a land space for proper dumpsite. Malaita Premier Peter Chanel Ramohia told this paper in an interview over the weekend. He was responding to calls made by Auki concern citizens over piles of rubbish thrown in…

Tema unhappy with Obed’s accusation on PS

A concerned man from Rennell has expressed disappointment over the personal attack on the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Mines and Energy by chief Obed Sau’eha. Wilson Tema said, ” I am so surprised to read about Mr. Obed Sau’ eha’s wild accusation on the PS for Mines, Jeffrey Kauha.” “He claimed to represent…

Suafa LOs to meet PM

A delegation of Malaita provincial government (MPG) and Suafa Bay landowners will meet with the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare to discuss the Suafa Bay cannery today. The proposed Suafa Bay cannery is one of the national projects earmarked for Malaita province by past governments. Reports said, a delegation comprising of Malaita provincial secretary Patrick Taloboe…

PAP signs up with DCC

THE PEOPLE’s Alliance Party (PAP) is formally part of Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government. This came after the party’s president, Sir Nathaniel Waena had signed an agreement with United Democratic Party (UDP) and Kadere Party at Honiara Hotel on Tuesday. The signing of the coalition partnership agreement affirms its full support to Prime Minister…

Finance yet to release payment for tickets

NATIONAL Training Unit (NTU) is still waiting for payment from Ministry of Finance to pay tickets for students studying in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Vanuatu’s institutions. Director Clement Tito stated this when he updated the students at his office on Monday. Mr Tito said,his office is negotiating with the Finance Ministry to release the…