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Wale calls out Sogavare

Opposition calls for police and Leadership Codes Commission to investigate bribery attempt on Malaita’s Premier BY ALFRED PAGEPITU OPPOSITION Leader Matthew Wale has...

Parliament regularises $7 million supplementary budget

By EDDIE OSIFELO PARLIAMENT passed the 2018 Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2019 yesterday to regularise the $7 million used by the government on services until December last year. This is in accordance with section 50 and section...

PM switch on the light

BY CHARLES KADAMANA PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare last night switched on the new LED light and CCTV Surveillance System that will increase the confidence of the public in Solomon Island Ports Authority ability to ensure...

Police vehicle in Renbel sold: Varley confirms

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE Commissioner Matthew Varley has confirmed that Police officers at Tingoa RenBel Province have sold the old ex-RAMSI vehicle AB 1530 without authorisation of the Police Force. Island Sun had reported that the...

MARA policy translation in weeks’ time

BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI TRANSLATION of Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government policy will soon happen. The MARA government is the current provincial government of Malaita province led by Premier Suidani. In an interview with one of...

Mua launches 4-yr national NCD strategic plan

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTER for Health and Medical Services Dickson Mua on Thursday launched the four years multi-sectoral national Non-communicable Diseases strategic plan 2019-2023. The four-year multi sectoral strategic plan is a collaborative effort of...

Genuine support?

Government investigates Taiwan’s $3.2 million rent-an-MP deal By Alfred Sasako   THE Government is believed to be investigating reports that there was more to the statement of support by 16 Government MPs for Taiwan than has been...

3 students on Chinese scholarship

By EDDIE OSIFELO THREE Solomon Islands students will travel to China on Saturday to do their degree programme for the next four years. They are: Shadie Haikau who will do Bachelor of International...

‘China pours in US$630m in trade’

By Mike Puia   CHINA remains this country’s key trading partner even though they don’t have diplomatic ties. The issue of trade came out at the parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee (FRC) hearing that started at the National...

Goodbye CDF

Mainland China promises to give Constituency Development Fund, but only for short time By Mike Puia   THE People’s Republic of China says it is willing to provide flexible money like that provided by the Republic of...