Month August 2020

Selfish lies

‘SELFISH LIES’

-Gov’t denies backing MPAs to oust Premier Suidani-Gov’t accuses Malaita provincial leaders and Media GOVERNMENT has denied claims it is backing certain members of the Malaita Provincial Assembly to oust Premier Daniel Suidani in a planned no-confidence vote. Certain media…
Corona

Hot zone

Choiseul province government sets up barricade as covid-19 looms closer BY BARNABAS MANEBONA AS covid-19 edges closer to Solomon Islands, with Bougainville registering its first case, the Choiseul province is taking no chances and passing resolutions to defend its shores.…

Fixtures ready

Round 1 starts 8th August By Taromane Martin KOSSA FC and Telekom Soccer League 2020-2021 season debutant side, Southern United FC will kick off round one of the new season at the Lawson Tama Stadium. The Solomon Islands Football Federation…

Tax holiday

Concerns raised over Coral Sea 100 percent exemption By EDDIE OSIFELO CONCERNS have been expressed over the 100 percent tax exemption Coral Sea Resort and Casino has been enjoying since its establishment in 2017. Opposition leader Matthew Wale raised the…

China’s $6m to PM

Wale says it’s a ‘National Shameful Fund’ By EDDIE OSIFELO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has a $6 million special discretionary fund under his belt, which China has provided. This fund is part of $6, 586, 146.40 ($800,000 USD) China gave…

The lucky ones

Government pays 29 MPs $600k each under the stimulus package By EDDIE OSIFELO MEMBERS of the Opposition and Independent Group are among 18 MPs who missed out on the $600,000 payout under the Economic Stimulus Package. Only 29 Members of…