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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...

PM ASSURES REGION

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‘I say it again: there’ll be no Chinese military base’ BY BEN BILUASuva, Fiji PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says there is no mention of military base to be built in Solomon Islands in the China/Solomon Islands...

What it takes to get into the labour mobility scheme

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GEORGINA KEKEA “I AM the eldest in the family and I feel a sense of responsibility to make something of my life so that I can be able to support my family.” The sentiment shared by...

CHINA TESTED

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Relationship stronger than ever after riot and looting BY CHARLES KADAMANA CHINA-Solomon Islands bilateral relations is stronger than ever before after being tested with the recent riot and looting. This was reiterated by State Councilor and Foreign...

LIFE-TERM FOR SHOP KILLER

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A SHOP-KEEPER who murdered his Chinese female boss in cold-blood April last year in Honiara has been jailed for life. And High Court judge Justice Howard Lawry ordered that Max Gosia Taiga of...

Family guilty of looting

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…Sentenced for stealing goods during November riot BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A father, mother and their two children were convicted and sentenced for stealing items and goods during the November 2021 riot and looting. In sentencing the family,...

Quite a way to go for $4b budget passage

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By EDDIE OSIFELO PARLIAMENT is still to pass the $4 billion budget after the start of the committee of supply on Wednesday. It had completed scrutiny of only nine stakeholders’ recurrent budget into the $4 billion...

NO DEATHS FROM FLU

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But patients flood hospital, admits Dr Malefoasi By EDDIE OSIFELO THE National Referral Hospital did not record any death or admission last week in relation to the flu outbreak (Viral Respiratory Illnesses or VRI). Patients had flooded...

GOV’T FIRES 100

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By EDDIE OSIFELO Ministry of Public Service has fired 100 employees who refused to take their covid-19 vaccination. This is part of the national government’s year-old policy in light of the covid-19 pandemic, edging its employees...

China shelves plan on region-wide agreement

China has shelved its plans to sign a region-wide trade and security deal with Pacific Island nations. The decision comes following a high-level meeting between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and leaders from 10 Pacific...

Maelanga urges Solomon Islanders to embrace unity

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By EDDIE OSIFELO DEPUTY Prime Minister, Manasseh Maelanga urges Solomon Islanders to embrace unity rather than division. Maelanga stressed this during the Mayor Independence Dinner at the National Auditorium last Friday. The dinner was organised by Honiara...