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Friday, July 30, 2021

    VIEWPOINT- Isabel wants anti-corruption office

    TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands (TSI) commends the wish of the Premier of Isabel Province Leslie Kikolo to have an anti-corruption office set up in his province once the establishment of SIICAC rolls out to the...

    VIEWPOINT- Mamara Estate Development

    PETER FORAU Honiara I have been drawn to the public discourse on the Mamara Estate Development out of shame and my desire to diffuse some of squally allegations that have been made against the project where...

    Chinese companies and domestic politics

    AN OBSERVER THE row between the national government and the Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) has degenerated to a level that is politically unhealthy and could have an adverse impact on infrastructure developments on Malaita. There is...

    The dilapidated state of Honiara

    Is it too late to modernize our capital city? PETER FORAU Honiara IT is not an exaggeration to say that the state of debilitation facing Honiara reflects the state of poor governance at the HCC.  It will be...

    VIEWPOINT- Virivolomo and his misconstrued facts

    CELSUS TALIFILU Brisbane   AVIATION Permanent Secretary Moses Virivolomo’s attempt to denounce what was said about his conduct in Auki is a desperate attempt to misconstrue real facts that were supplied to the premier from his executive...

    A global turning point

    JUTTA URPILAINENCommissioner for International Partnerships, European Commission PROFESSOR ROBERT DUSSEY Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and Togolese Abroad AFTER two-and-a-half years of intense negotiations, a successor to the Cotonou Agreement is in sight. On 15 April, we...

    VIEWPOINT- SIPA CEO is again in the news, but for mere led lights

    WILLIAM BARILE Former CEO, SIPA IN the interest of fair press, I take liberty to update readers to the early history of toils and sweat that preceded the most recent glamour and fanfare of CEO of...

    VIEW POINT- A way forward for resolving the HCC saga

    PETER FORAU Honiara A LOT has been said about the HCC saga, so let’s now urge the authorities to act appropriately, to bring normalcy to the situation.  It would seem, judging from the reactions in the social...

    PRIVATE VIEW- TSI commends McNeil, urges police to arrest

    TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands (TSI) commends the Commissioner of Lands (CoL) Mr.Alan McNeil for reporting the forgery allegation to police and refusing to grant the Fixed Term Estate (FTE) to Chengs Constructions Ltd. The allegation ...

    TSI’s Call for dissolution of HCC

    Corrupt conduct & practice - HCC Lock Up shops BASED on the evidence per HCC special audit report Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) calls on the Minister responsible to dissolve the current Honiara City Council (HCC)...