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Monday, June 14, 2021

    ‘Vaccine or resign’

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Frontliners have been told to take the vaccine or resign. Attorney General John Muria Jnr uttered this warning on Sunday following the low turnout of frontliners to be vaccinated in the first...

    Gov’t accused of being a bully

    BY BEN BILUA In Gizo The Western province has hit out at the national government describing it as bullying provincial governments with its decisions and actions. Provincial Member for Dunde Nusa Roviana Ward, Ramrakha Talasasa made the...

    Scholarship budget reduced by half

    By EDDIE OSIFELO Scholarships for in-country students has been hit hard this year following a half reduction in its budgetary allocation. Minister of Education and Human Resources, Lannelle Tanangada said a reduction from the 2020 revised...

    MP Maneniaru and others face lawsuit on T27 deaths

    BY CHARLES KADAMANA IMMEDIATE families of the 27 people who lost their lives in a tragic sea disaster onboard MV Taimareho are pursuing legal action. Vice Secretary of Victims Custom Compensation Committee Venasio Huniehu said they...

    2,000 seasonal workers by end of year: Gov’t

    By EDDIE OSIFELO GOVERNMENT expects to send 2000 workers to Australia under the Labour Mobility scheme by the end of this year. Currently there are 533 workers in Australia and 291 in New Zealand. Minister of Foreign...

    Gov’t ignores Suidani’s treatment request

    BY EDDIE OSIFELO MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani is now in Australia seeking life-saving medical treatment after the national government ignored a doctor’s recommendation to assist the premier in his travel and treatment. With support of friends...


    Gov’t urged to abort plans to buy Mamara town houses GOVERNMENT has been urged to reconsider its intention to purchase houses from the Mamara Tasivarongo – Mavo township project for its public servants housing scheme. Opposition...

    China’s requirement on RCDF spending

    By EDDIE OSIFELO THE 50 members of Parliament are mandated to spend $360,000 of their $1.8 million on water and sanitation projects. This was the requirement of Peoples Republic of China on its $90 million provided...


    HCC terminates controversial Clerk’s contract BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Honiara City Council (HCC) Executive Committee has terminated the contract of Rence Sore as City Clerk. Deputy Mayor Francis Idu told Island Sun yesterday the decision was reached...


    Disgraced former clerk, Sore, spills beans on alleged misconduct by current mayor BY CHARLES KADAMANA A VEHICLE worth $274,000 that auditors were unable to locate during a special auditor of the City Council in 2020 has...