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Friday, December 3, 2021

    Wale exposes national gov’t ignorance of provincial governments

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIA   MEMBER of Parliament for Aoke/Langa Langa Hon Mathew Wale has exposed serious negligence by the national government towards its provincial counterpart. A practice which is contributing to a shaky nature of governance...

    SI committed to enhance Nationally Determined Contributions  

    BY JARED KOLI   SOLOMON Islands Government is committed to review and enhance its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to put the country back on a 1.5 degrees Celsius trajectory, guided by IPCC’s Special 1.5 degrees Celsius...

    Local West Papua group lauds PM Hou

    THE Solomon Islands Solidarity for West Papua Group has welcomed and thanked the new Prime Minister’s affirmative stance on the West Papua issue. Prime Minister Rick Hou this week openly reaffirmed his new government’s support...

    How much is this man costing taxpayers?

    BY ALFRED SASAKO IT has emerged that former Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare hired an overseas consultant to push the controversial West Papua issue with Solomon Islands’ taxpayers footing the consultant’s bill. Fe’iloakitau Kaho Tevi is a...

    Beche-de-mer export licensing rationale explained

    BY CAROL-ANNE SULEGA BECH de mer export licences were issued based on investment successions. This was according to the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Hon John Maneniaru when queried by the Member of Parliament for...

    Police Chief condemns gruesome murder

    ROYAL Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Commissioner, Matthew Varley strongly condemns the gruesome murder of a school girl last week in the Avuavu area of the Weathercoast of Guadalcanal and appeal to the people...


    By Alfred Sasako THE Democratic Alliance Party (DAP) was last night celebrating its victory in snatching five Opposition MPs, swelling its ranks to 11 members, Party sources told Island Sun last night. The five are Hon...

    Student allowances probed

    BY CAROL-ANNE SULEGA THE Minister of Education and Human Resource Development Hon John Dean Kuku says Solomon Islands Government (SIG) sponsored student allowances have already been paid in full This was in response to a question...

    Gov’t purge begins

    Djokovic out, Usuramo new PMO chief of staff, all political appointees told to leave By Alfred Sasako PRIME Minister Ricky Hou has put his stamp on his new administration, issuing instruction that all Political Appointees (PAs)...

    SI work programme on Paris Agreement slow

    BY PRIESTLEY HABRU In Bonn, Germany   SOLOMON Islands work programme on the Paris Agreement is slow, says the country’s head of delegation to the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on...