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Monday, April 19, 2021

    Case of former officer set for pre-trial in court

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE case of a retired female police inspector charged for one count of indecent act and one count of consumption of liquor will appear in court on Monday for a pre-trial conference. This...

    Eight to face court over Utupua death

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA EIGHT men alleged to have involved in the death of a 50-year-old man on Utupua Island on December 22, 2019 return to court for mention. This is the case against Ishmael Nipwae, Nickson...

    Separate ward for Anuta approved

    BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELE THE report has been passed by the Temotu Provincial Assembly and is now with the Boundary Commission in the national level who has approved the recommendations. According to provincial secretary, Mr Alan...

    Petitioned out for telling the truth: Tuki

    BY GEORGINA KEKEA THE ousted Member of Parliament (MP) for Temotu/Vatud Constituency, Freda Tuki says she lost the petition against her for telling the truth. She said she accept the High Court ruling yesterday and didn’t...

    Temotu province passes budget

    TEMOTU province has passed its appropriation bill 2018/2019 on Wednesday last week. The budget is however uncertain because the national government is yet to pass its budget. Mover of the motion, Baddley Tau, ward member for...

    Temotu passes $13M budget

    MEMBERS of Temotu Provincial Assembly on Thursday 25th March 2021 passed its budget during the 74th Assembly meeting in Lata. The provincial budget was severely restricted and many good intensions of the Temotu Unity Government...

    MP for Temotu Vatud loses election petition

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE Member for Parliament for Temotu Vatud Fred Tuki Soriocomua has lost her seat following the High Courts ruling in favour of an election petition against her. Ms Soriocomua was until yesterday the...

    RCDF for Temotu Vatud questioned

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA A concerned voter from Vanikoro in the Temotu Vatud constituency called on its Member of Parliament to explain the distribution of the Rural Constituency Development Fund (RCDF). He said over the past...

    Lata Fish vendors call for proper market

    LOCAL fish vendors in Lata are suggesting the Temotu Provincial Government and its Fisheries department provide a proper fish marketing facility. The call was made as fish vendors feel that the present selling area is...


    FROM Western to Temotu provinces, formerly known as the Eastern Outer Islands, their cries are the same. Landowners’ appeal for government help to sort out the ownership of their customary lands is often denied. In...