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Beware of ESP con artists

GOVERNMENT is warning public to be wary of imposters going round claiming to be ESP workers facilitating applications. In a statement yesterday, government says: “It has come to the attention of the Economic Stimulus Package Committee that certain individuals and/or…

Covid frets

BUSINESS confidence at many areas of the economy is at a record low, a new survey has indicated. The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) 2020 Business Confidence Survey suggests that most businesses (43 percent) expect their business…

Gov’t blamed for NRH nightmare

THE Leader of Opposition, Matthew Wale in response to the statements by the NRH CEO Dr George Malefoasi describing bed shortages and other problems at the NRH, says that the government has neglected the NRH for a very long time.…

Mayor queries PAC inquiry

CITY mayor Wilson Mamae has questioned the lawfulness of the call for submissions by the Chairman for Public Accounts Committee, Douglas Ete, on the Special Investigations Audit Report on the accounts and records of the Honiara City Council. Mamae questioned…

PMO too close to SFA: Wale

OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale questions the independence of the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) and the conduct of its officials in dealing with Solomon Forest Association (SFA), a private organisation formed to protect the interests of foreign…

Help the parents

GOV’T needs to do more to help ease school fee pressure: Wale The Leader of Opposition, Mr Matthew Wale, has called on the government to take steps to alleviate the burden of school fees on fee-payers for all levels of…