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New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

5 MPs CROSS FLOOR

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By Alfred SasakoTHE 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...

Gov’t purge begins

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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)...

Manele vows to restructure MDPAC

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLOTHE new Minister of Development Planning and Aid Coordination (MDPAC) Hon Jeremiah Manele has vowed to restructure the ministry’s approach in delivering its services.Speaking in Parliament on Monday, the Member of...

Win-win deal

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PM defuses internal row over chief of staff appointment - Djokovic or Usuramo, new post createdBy Alfred SasakoPRIME Minister Ricky Hou has used his management skills in defusing an internal row which has the...

Hou faces test

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PM’S LEADERSHIP STANCE ON WEST PAPUA, CHINA TO BE PUT UNDER THE TESTBy Alfred SasakoPRIME Minister Ricky Hou’s leadership ability will be put to the test when Caucus and Cabinet meet to look at...

14 Ministers sworn in

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FOURTEEN ministers took their Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office yesterday at the Government House.They are:Manasseh Sogavare MP as the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Treasury; ...

We have not forgotten our development partners: Hou

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BY CAROL-ANNE SULEGATHE newly elected Prime Minister and Member of Parliament for Small Malaita Hon Rick Hou assures the country’s development partners that his administration is ready to re-engage and work together in advancing...

Call to separate disaster risk reduction from disaster management

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By PRIESTLEY HABRUIn Bonn, GermanySOLOMON Islands head of delegation to the Conference of Parties (COP23) of the United Nations United Nations Framework Convention on Climate (UNFCCC) Dr Melchior Mataki has highlighted the need to...

Know your new Prime Minister

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By Alfred SasakoFORMER Governor of the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, Rick Houenipwela, was yesterday voted in as the nation’s 17th Prime Minister in a race which kept pundits guessing until the result was...

Hou voted in as Solomon Islands’ new Prime Minister

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HONOURABLE Rick Hou was voted in as the new Prime Minister-elect during this morning’s election at the National Parliament House in Honiara.The Member of Parliament for Small Malaita polled in a total of 33...