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ESP funding exhausted is ‘false’: Dentana

h BY BARNABAS MANEBONA MINISTRY of Finance and Treasury (MoFT) Permanent Secretary (PS) McKinnie Dentana said information that the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) funding being exhausted is not ‘true’. The PS said that information is basically false and produced by…

Tax relief to logger

Kuma exempts Sino Capital from paying $1.9m to Gov’t By CHARLES KADAMANA IN a year the Government struggles to collect revenue, Finance minister Harry Kuma in June granted Malaysian logger Sino Capital tax relief amounting to $1.9 million, documents Island…

Mua, Mewa, Fika

Government reshuffles ministers ahead of Christmas By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) has made another ministerial reshuffle this week before Christmas period. This is the second reshuffle this year after Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare removed two…

Hou urges gov’t to act on the economy

By EDDIE OSIFELO FORMER Prime Minister, Rick Hou urges the government to take drastic policy actions to address what he described as the “slippery uphill climb in the economy”. Speaking at the sine die motion in Parliament last Wednesday, Mr…

Malaita’s share

Minister clarifies funds for the province By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTER of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening, Rollen Seleso has denied “misconceptions” that Malaita has missed out national government funding. He clarified this after Opposition Leader Mathew Wale told the Malaita…