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Monday, July 13, 2020

MHMS plan to establish quarantine facilities at provinces

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) plans to establish quarantine facilities at the provinces...

    Omission of s.66 (1) of the repealed act from the new electoral law demoralises...

    By Alfred Sasako THE absence of section 66(1) in the new Electoral Act 2018 is reportedly having a demoralising effect on lawyers who have lost their clients’ election petition...

    Parliament to reconvene for emergency meeting next week

    By EDDIE OSIFELO PARLIAMENT will reconvene on Monday, April 6 to discuss the extension of the State of Emergency to four months. This is part of the emergency meeting...

    DCGA committed in delivering policy priorities: PM

    PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says the National Government is fully committed in delivering its policy priorities in the interests of peace, unity, national stability and economic advancement. Speaking in Parliament...

    Parliament ‘likely’ to resume in March

    By EDDIE OSIFELO PARLIAMENT is expected to resume its meeting in March, says clerk David Kusilifu. This follows Parliament session being in suspense after Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare moved...


    MALAITA for Democracy (M4D) and Traditional leaders of Malaita province has warned the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) not to interfere with their provincial government political affairs.

    Cable goodwill paid out?

    By Mike Puia IT appears the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) has made a goodwill payment to a group for landowners from Guadalcanal for the landing of the undersea internet cable on...

    Australia opens up for Solomon Islands

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU AUSTRALIA is considering ‘further opening up its doors’ to Solomon Islanders, it is reported. This is if the Solomon Islands government reconsiders its move to recognise Beijing over Taipei. Sources tell Island Sun that...

    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...

    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...

    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...