Students visa for PNG

VISA applications of Solomon Islands students studying at various universities in Papua New Guinea are still to be processed by the Immigration department in Port Moresby. One student was informed by PNG High Commission office in Honiara that all the applications sent by National Training Unit (NTU) in Honiara are still with Solomon Islands High…

Suspects nabbed over burning incident

Six suspects of Ugi Island have been arrested in relation to a burning and threatening incident that occurred in Ugi Island over the weekend. They had been charged and were still waiting for the courts at the Kirakira Police custody. The incident occurred, Thursday last week after two disputing parties’ fought over land. As a…

Choiseul lauds PM

The Choiseul Provincial Government has congratulated the Member of Parliament for East Choiseul Hon Manasseh Sogavare for his election victory as Prime Minister of Solomon Islands. When paying a courtesy call on the Prime Minister last week, a Choiseul Provincial Government delegation led by the Deputy Premier Hon Alpha Kimata said, “On behalf of the…

Malaita govt policy set to launch

The Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) has now approved and endorsed its policy statement called our Malaita Alliance of Reform and Transformation (MART). Hon. Premier Peter Ramohia yesterday said, they have completed the translation of the policy with help of PMO staff, divisional heads and stakeholders early this week. “Each sector have provided priority areas budgeted…

MSG supports proposed trade link

The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has thrown its support behind the proposed trade link between Temotu Province and Vanuatu. A member of the MSG Eminent Persons Group (EPG) and Ni-Vanuatu Joe Natuman confirmed this via an email interview. He said, the proposed trade link would boost economic growth in Temotu and the nation. “As a…

TSI to conduct audit on CDF

A new project that will monitor and ensure Constituency Development Funds (CDF) are used  in an transparent and accountable manner will be launched this week. Entitled ‘Constituency Development Funds Community Audit,’ this project will be undertaken Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI). A statement from TSI said, the CDF Community Audit is a two year project funded…

Chief applauds DCC development plan for East Are’Are

A prominent Chief of East Are’Are Constituency was pleased to hear about some of the major development projects for East Are’Are Constituency being proposed by the Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) highlighted in its policy statement. Chief Michael Aitoreain a statement thankedthe Prime Ministership of ManassehSogavare for registering their development projects in the government development…

DCC urge to start with cannery

MALAITA Premier Peter Ramohia is calling on the Democratic Coalition for Change government (DCCG) to start with the Suafa cannery before implementing any other projects on Malaita this year. His call came following assurances by the DCC government to implement national projects earmarked by the last government in the province. While thanking the Sogavare led…

APSS form six results praised

PRINCIPAL of Aligegeo provincial scondary school (APSS) Robert Lafisi on Tuesday congratulated his form six students for a very good performance last year. The high performance has seen 16 students made it through to form seven this year compared to the previous years. He described the result as a breakthrough for the school since the…