Alfred Sasako

Alfred Sasako

Opening door to Covid-19

-Country’s entry checkpoints compromised due to disagreement among Government frontline agencies -Civil Aviation Ministry and Customs oppose shutdown By Alfred Sasako INTERNAL disagreement amongst frontline Government agencies guarding against the entry of the deadly coronavirus is reportedly allowing people returning…

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Customised mystery

Government ‘owed millions’ in uncollected non-resident withholding tax By Alfred Sasako WHILE the Government is trying to make ends meet, it is being revealed that it is ‘owed millions’ in uncollected non-resident withholding tax, sources familiar with the matter told…

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2023 game changers

SIEC outlines cost-cutting priority measures for orderly elections in next NGE By Alfred Sasako THE Chairman of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission and Speaker of the National Parliament, Patteson Oti, has announced a range of measures that could be the…

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Debt choke

Private students top SINU’s unpaid tuition fees By Alfred Sasako THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) is owed about $48 million in unpaid tuition fees with more than half the amount owed by private students, it was revealed yesterday. Insiders…

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THE release of China’s funding contribution to the politicians-controlled Rural Constituency Development Fund (RCDF) grants this year has hit a snag, insiders have revealed. China reportedly refused to sign off on the joint escrow account at the Bank South Pacific…