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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Media workers discuss investigative role

The Pacific Anti-Corruption Journalists Network (PACJN) yesterday...

Sasako: SI engrained in corruption

BY BEN BILUA FORMER Member of Parliament and...

Region’s media told to probe more into corruption

By EDDIE OSIFELO PACIFIC’S media owners, editors and...

Guangzhou flight today

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Guangzhou charter flight to bring in workers to work at the Mamara Tasifarongo development housing project will arrive today. Dr Jimmie Rodgers, secretary to the prime minister confirmed this yesterday during...

MACFEST NOC clarifies invites

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BY GEORGINA KEKEA PERMANENT Secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and MACFest NOC Chairperson, Andrew Nihopara has made clarification on the concerns and sentiments raised by certain groups and individuals on the absence...

RCDF rockets as province funds slashed

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BY GEORGE MANFORD AUKI THE 2018 national budget will see a marked decrease in the provincial budget. This decrease is set to impact on provincial government’s development plans and service delivery this year. For Malaita province, the total...

19 in quarantine

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO WHILE the country is preparing for a 36-hour lockdown, 19 people are serving their mandatory quarantine at government funded stations. Jonathan Taufiariki, deputy director to National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) in a...

South Mala villagers told to take their jab

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WORLD Vision in its support of the government’s national covid-19 vaccination campaign, is urging residents in Small Malaita to be jabbed. National Director Jimmy Nadapdap made the call in his official remarks during the official...

MAN ARRESTED FOR ARSON

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A man from Makira-Ulawa Province has been arrested over the burning down of a home in Makira Province. The 29-year-old was arrested by Makira police after the incident happened on May 31. Police Commissioner reported yesterday...

Premiers descend on Honiara demanding assurance

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By Alfred Sasako THE nation’s nine premiers have descended on Honiara, demanding assurance from the national government that the 2018 budget would be passed on time. At the same time they have expressed concern that the...

No plans yet to re-arm ‘other’ units

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE Commissioner Mathew Varley says there are no plans as yet to rearm other police units. He said this in response to questions on whether officers in provincial stations which have the PRT...

PM’s statement applauded

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki A resource owner has applauded Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela’s statement calling on resource owners to stop being spectators of their resources. In an interview, Mr Peter Waikiri says the statement tells the truth...

New fisheries building completed in Kirakira

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FISHERIES minister Nestor Giro last Friday received keys to a newly constructed fisheries building at Kirakira, Makira Ulawa Province. The handing over of the building coincided with the 38th Second Appointed Day of the Province. Speaking...