Undersized logs

Logging in Vanikoro harvests trees below legal requirements By Mike Puia   UNDERSIZE trees are reportedly logged on Vanikoro in Temotu Province. An eyewitness confirms to Island Sun that the trees are logged by Gallego Resource Limited, an...

Allowances received

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA SOLOMON Islands students studying in Philippines have now received second Semester allowances, but not all them yet, it is reported last night. Some are still to receive theirs according to report reaching Island...

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO OPERATIONS at the National Referral Hospital Operating Theatre will scale down due to shortage of Terumo blood bag supplies. Terumo blood bags are high quality, high-value blood bags designed for the collection,...

Angry Isabel landowners ask government to cancel Axiom mining lease on San Jorge over...

By Alfred Sasako   ANGRY San Jorge landowners on Isabel have formally asked the Government to “suspend or cancel” Axiom KB Ltd’s Mining Licence, accusing the Company of failing to fulfil terms of the Surface Access...

Call for bosses to step down

It is happening at SINU, Our Telekom and …   By Alfred Sasako   THEY were once seen as “saviour” of institutions they were recruited to administer. These institutions are national icons, but none is headed by a...

Bad tender?

Landcruiser being tendered by MID already sold by Tingoa police officers months ago   BY ALFRED PAGEPITU A landcruiser which is being tendered by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) is reportedly “already sold by officers of...

Govt imposes 20 cents per kg on white rice

By EDDIE OSIFELO GOVERNMENT has approved the proposal to implement a new tax on white rice commencing September 1. According to a letter from McKinnie Dentana, permanent secretary of Ministry of Finance and Treasury, cabinet agreed...

MP Manetoali freed

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE Member of Parliament for Gao-Bugotu Constituency Samuel Eaney Manetoali has been acquitted of all 18 counts of conversion after the presiding Principal Magistrate Fatimah Taeburi ruled that there was no sufficient...

No secret mission

Gina clarifies proposed trip to Malaysia   BY ALFRED PAGEPITU WESTERN Province Premier David Gina says the government has nothing to hide regarding a proposed provincial ministerial trip to Malaysia. He made the clarification in an exclusive interview...

Woman faces court for stealing money

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A woman who allegedly stole more than $90,000 from her employer, the CDL Company Limited, will appear again today after the case was adjourned. The allegation said that the accused, Elizabeth Tara, was...




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