Category Politics

‘Malaita has it all’

Why Suidani is pushing for independence vote By EDDIE OSIFELO MALAITA Province meets all the criteria to become an independent nation in the future, premier Daniel Suidani told Island Sun yesterday.The four criteria for a state to be considered independent…

China’s $6m to PM

Wale says it’s a ‘National Shameful Fund’ By EDDIE OSIFELO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has a $6 million special discretionary fund under his belt, which China has provided. This fund is part of $6, 586, 146.40 ($800,000 USD) China gave…

The lucky ones

Government pays 29 MPs $600k each under the stimulus package By EDDIE OSIFELO MEMBERS of the Opposition and Independent Group are among 18 MPs who missed out on the $600,000 payout under the Economic Stimulus Package. Only 29 Members of…

Gov’t seeks extra $385m

By EDDIE OSIFELO GOVERNMENT is asking Parliament to regularise an additional three hundred and eighty-five million, one thousand, six hundred and twenty seven dollars ($385, 001,627). This follows government having spent the $3.8 billion budget for the 2020 financial year…

FACE TO FACE

MINISTRY of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening will meet with Malaita Province to iron out differences regarding the warning letter issued to Premier Daniel Suidani on April 30. Minister for Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening Rollen Seleso had said in…

Gov’t reshuffle

Tanagada, Mewa, Auga, Marau, Avui and Filualea in the cycle By Alfred Sasako LANELLE TANAGADA – the Gizo-Kolombangara MP who abstained from voting on the diplomatic switch to China last September – is formally rejoining the Government. Mrs Tanagada is…

Friend in deed

Solomon Islands and China sign multi-million-dollar development package for covid-19, rehab & 2023 Pacific Games By Alfred Sasako SOLOMON Islands and China have signed a multi-million dollar deal which will go a long way in easing Solomons’ financial burdens. The…