Plots of land given are ‘null and void’, CPG to revisit offers

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA NEW plots of land given to ‘Smoking Residents’ at Tulaghi by the former Central Provincial Government (CPG) last year being reported, are termed ‘null and void’. This does not mean that the current...

Police to enquire on allegation of police vehicle sold in Renbel

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE Commissioner Matthew Varley has ordered an immediate investigation to enquire into the allegation relating to a police vehicle at Renbel alleged to have been sold out. Mr Varley responding to an article...

Undersized logs

Logging in Vanikoro harvests trees below legal requirements By Mike Puia   UNDERSIZE trees are reportedly logged on Vanikoro in Temotu Province. An eyewitness confirms to Island Sun that the trees are logged by Gallego Resource Limited, an...

Allowances received

BY BARNABAS MANEBONA SOLOMON Islands students studying in Philippines have now received second Semester allowances, but not all them yet, it is reported last night. Some are still to receive theirs according to report reaching Island...

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO OPERATIONS at the National Referral Hospital Operating Theatre will scale down due to shortage of Terumo blood bag supplies. Terumo blood bags are high quality, high-value blood bags designed for the collection,...

Angry Isabel landowners ask government to cancel Axiom mining lease on San Jorge over...

By Alfred Sasako   ANGRY San Jorge landowners on Isabel have formally asked the Government to “suspend or cancel” Axiom KB Ltd’s Mining Licence, accusing the Company of failing to fulfil terms of the Surface Access...

Call for bosses to step down

It is happening at SINU, Our Telekom and …   By Alfred Sasako   THEY were once seen as “saviour” of institutions they were recruited to administer. These institutions are national icons, but none is headed by a...

Bad tender?

Landcruiser being tendered by MID already sold by Tingoa police officers months ago   BY ALFRED PAGEPITU A landcruiser which is being tendered by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) is reportedly “already sold by officers of...

New tax on white rice

PUBLIC are expected to dig deeper into their own pockets when the new import duty of 20 cent per kilogram of rice and a good tax of five percent added as of September 1. At...

Govt imposes 20 cents per kg on white rice

By EDDIE OSIFELO GOVERNMENT has approved the proposal to implement a new tax on white rice commencing September 1. According to a letter from McKinnie Dentana, permanent secretary of Ministry of Finance and Treasury, cabinet agreed...