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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    PAs could be halved

    BY CAROL-ANNE SULEGATHE Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is undergoing a restructure of the Prime Minister’s Private Office and reviewing all positions in line with the new structure.The Prime Minister Hon Rick...

    Gov’t purge begins

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

    Secret funds exposed

    Lean years for the populace are the years of fat for the bosses – thanks to TaiwanBY ALFRED SASAKOIT'S a well-kept secret – until now that is.Investigation by Island Sun has established that despite...

    Tom & Jerry show

    Truths creeping out as no-confidence motion winners turn on each otherBY BEN BILUAMEMBERS of Parliament who had moved the no-confidence motion did so with their own agendas and pre-determined portfolio holders for a new...

    Hou slams DCC

    A day before election PM candidate bites back on partner, ‘DCCG was never stable’BY CAROL-ANNE SULEGAMEMBER of Parliament for Small Malaita Hon Rick Hou has dumped the Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCCG) in...

    Maepioh dismisses call for audit

    By Alfred SasakoFORMER Premier Wayne Maepioh has hit back at calls for audit of the Western Provincial Government books, saying audit “is a non-issue”.“Those making the call for an audit are driving their personal...

    Mamae, new Mayor

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONAOUR new City Mayor is Wilson Mamae, Councillor for Ngossi Ward.He polled 13 votes against Reginald Ngati, Councillor for Vura Ward who got six votes.Those who casted their votes were 12 councillors,...

    New health bill on the way

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOGovernment is looking forward to tabling the Public Health Emergency Bill in parliament so it can commence before State of Public Emergency ends.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare echoed this Monday. “It is the...

    President Tsai visits Taiwan Tech mission

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIATAIWAN’S President Tsai Ing-wen and delegation had the opportunity to witness firsthand its most powerful tool of assistance to Solomon Islands – the Taiwan Technical Mission.Accompanied by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare...

    Costly and selfish politics

    Senior government minister blocking MRD’s new lease agreementBy Alfred Sasako A senior Government Minister is reportedly blocking the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) from moving out of a converted motel building which the Government is...