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Monday, April 19, 2021

    WPG urged to keep surplus

    BY BEN BILUAGizo THE Chair of Provincial Public Accounts Committee has urged Western Provincial Government to establish a mechanism that would see excess revenues appropriated in the next financial year. Provincial Member for Ward 16, Ramraka...

    Quite a way to go for $4b budget passage

    By EDDIE OSIFELO PARLIAMENT is still to pass the $4 billion budget after the start of the committee of supply on Wednesday. It had completed scrutiny of only nine stakeholders’ recurrent budget into the $4 billion...

    SICCI condemns brutal attack on business owner

    The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) strongly condemns the brutal attack on a member of the business community this week in Honiara. The attack resulted in the death of the 44-year-old business...

    White Angel killing: Police remind public not to feed speculations

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE Commissioner Mostyn Mangau has called on public to refrain from feeding rumours regarding the Chinese woman’s death. He pleads with public to let police investigate and ascertain the truth. In his weekly media...

    Gold Ridge tailings dam rise to dangerous levels

    THE Environment and Conservation Division with the support from the National Disaster Management Office is continuing to monitor the Gold Ridge tailings Dam after water level rose to dangerous levels following heavy rainfall in...

    WPG overspends $2.6M: Report

    BY BEN BILUAGizo THE Provincial Public Account Committee of Western Province found that the province has overspent a total of 2,678,651 as part of its 2020/2021 recurrent expenditure. According to Chair of PPAC, Ramraka Talasasa, the...

    Health praises Premier Gina

    THE Ministry of Health has applauded the Premier of Western Province David Gina for making the pledge to be the first person to receive the covid vaccine when it is rolled out in the...

    WPG urged to be strategic with its expenditure

    BY BEN BILUAGizo WESTERN Provincial Government has been urged to be cautious with its expenditures when implementing the 2021/2022 budget. Chair of Provincial Public Accounts Committee, Ramrakha Talasasa made the statement during WPG’s recent extra-ordinary meeting. Talasasa...

    Ziata tribe against water closure

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU A LANDOWNING group has responded to Rex Biku’s threat to close the Ziata water source near the Noro township. The response was made by a representative of one of the three landholding groups...

    Minister wants Education infrastructure prioritised

    By EDDIE OSIFELO EDUCATION Minister wants education infrastructures in the country given top priority due to the increasing population growth it is facing. Minister of Education and Human Resources, Lannelle Tanangada told Parliament this week that...