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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...

    Wale tells ministers to do their homework

    BY LORETTA BRIGIDIA MANELEMEMBER of Parliament for Auki/Langalanga, Hon Mathew Wale during Monday’s parliament debate encouraged MPs to do their homework and seek scientific data from their ministries and utilise them in policy making.Addressing...


    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...