The Malaita Premier Peter Ramohia has denied any affiliation with the Malaita group name Isles of Ramos Peoplesâ€™ Power (IRPP). The Malaita group last week came out publicly and voiced its strong support towards current MART governmentâ€™s idea of Malaita Province seceding from the rest of Solomon Islands to be a sovereign state. The IRPP also voiced its frustration over […]Read more
The Parliamentary Opposition is callings on the government to broaden its suspension order in relation to the civil aviation saga.
In a statement on Sunday the Opposition Office said the suspension being served to the Director of Civil Aviation should also include the Minister of Communication and Civil Aviation, the Attorney General and the Civil Aviation Permanent Secretary during the audit period- 2013 and 2014. At the same time it said, “Operation Janus and the Leadership Code Commission (LCC) must […]Read more
FORMER Minister for Mines and Energy David Day Pacha has denied issuing a letter of intent to Sunshine Minerals Limited (SML) for Jejevo tenement in Isabel Province. Speaking on the floor of parliament on August the 2nd, Mr Pacha said the truth of the matter was no such thing as letter of intent was issued to SML. However, he confirmed […]Read more
Japan’s Sumitomo mining company is abandoning its nickel exploration project in Isabel Province in Solomon Islands. The head office of Sumitomo Metal Mining Solomon Limited in Tokyo told Reuters that it was exiting from the project because of slumping nickel price and the loss of a legal dispute over mining rights. Sumitomo, which began exploring in Solomon Islands in 2005, […]Read more
To resolve the impasse that the Honiara City Council faces, the Attorney General’s (AG) Chamber has advised the Minister of Home Affairs to form a committee and investigate the allegations leveled against City Mayor Andrew Mua. A copy of the letter dated 19th July 2017 which this paper obtained stated that if the committee finds the allegations to be true, […]Read more