Month November 2017

More scholarships from Taiwan

BY BEN BILUA THE visiting President of Taiwan has announced to Solomon Islands that there will be more scholarships on offer next year. Addressing the country’s Parliament yesterday, President Tsai Ing-wen said Taiwan will increase 18 vacancies for its six…

Panga denies corruption charge

BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE former premier of Guadalcanal Province, Stephen Panga has entered a not-guilty plea to corruption charges against him yesterday. Panga was charged with one count of abuse of office in relation to incident which occurred when he…

President Tsai’s visit cools political heat

BY BEN BILUA MEMBERS of Parliament turned up in number in parliament yesterday to welcome Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen. Differences between the Government and Opposition were tucked under the carpet for President Tsai’s special visit to parliament. Officials from diplomatic…

PM may quit

Prime Minister Sogavare could resign over the weekend, all hopes rest on late recruits   BY ALFRED SASAKO   LATE recruits will determine whether the DCC Government survives the current political upheaval, according to analysts. The analysis is based on…