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Riot torn businesses to receive payments soon

By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 162 businesses affected by...

INQUIRY SOON

BLC sets to inquire into decision to...

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

EDITORIAL- It’s Honiara city council again!

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IT is clear as daylight. Since they came into power more than a year ago, the current bunch of elected Honiara City Councillors have no plan and vision for the city. From day, they came up...

EDITORIAL- Time to challenge the CDF!

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MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani is seeking a judicial review of the constitutionality of the controversial Constituency Development Fund (CDF). He expressed his Government’s intention, Monday. Suidani said the national constitution provides for three arms of the...

EDITORIAL- A step further for Tina Hydro

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WORK on the Tina Hydro Project was given a boost yesterday with the signing of a co-financing agreement in Honiara. This latest financing agreement between Australia and Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA) will avail $218.6...

EDITORIAL- Road work must start unhindered

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FINAL documents for Phase II of the Kukum Highway Upgrading Project were signed in Honiara Monday this week. Japan is funding the multi-million dollar road project. It’s a continuation from phase I, which runs from the...

EDITORIAL- Can we get an assurance from the Gov’t?

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AT this critical time, Government has a responsibility to inform the people about its cash-flow situation. Businesses and service providers in particular need this kind of information to help them plan ahead. An email the Accountant...

EDITORIAL- A province with lots of potential

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AS a province, Isabel turned 37th yesterday. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is in provincial capital Buala to be part of the Second Appointed Day celebrations. He travelled by patrol boat, arriving there yesterday afternoon. Official celebrations will...

EDITORIAL-What is the Minister of Home Affairs waiting for?

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WHY are we still talking about the current Honiara City Council (HCC) executive? By now, we should be discussing a competent authority appointed to run the affairs of the council. We should be talking about how...

EDITORIAL- A new city in the making

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THE Mamara New City project west of Honiara will be officially unveiled this morning. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare will be the guest of honour at the ground-breaking ceremony. Details of the project and what it entails...

EDITORIAL- People, not MPs, should decide on extending life of parliament

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SO the Sogavare Government intends to extend the life of parliament from four to five years. Its intention was revealed in a secret cabinet paper that was leaked to the public. The leaked document confirmed cabinet...

EDITORIAL: Gov’t must clarify Mamara payment request

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THE Government needs to come clean on its involvement in the Metropolis Mamara Development Ltd. It needs to honestly tell the nation the arrangements, if any, it has with the developer, Metropolis Pacific. This is necessary...