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Saturday, January 29, 2022

    Top Down – gov’t introduces new approach to $4b budget

    By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government has introduced a ‘top down’ approach in this year’s $4 billion budget.Minister of Finance and Treasury, Harry Kuma told Parliament yesterday the 2021 budget process taken by the government was...

    Mewa sworn in as new Minister of MNURP

    MEMBER of Parliament for Temotu Nende Constituency, Commins Ashton Mewa, has been sworn in yesterday as the new Minister of National Unity, Reconciliation and Peace (MNURP).Mewa replaces former Minister and Member of Parliament for...

    PM Hou signs milestone labour mobility deal

    PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Pacific Labour Mobility Scheme with the Australian Government at the margins of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) in Nauru on Tuesday.Prime Minister Hou...

    Friend in deed

    Solomon Islands and China sign multi-million-dollar development package for covid-19, rehab & 2023 Pacific GamesBy Alfred SasakoSOLOMON Islands and China have signed a multi-million dollar deal which will go a long way in easing...

    Gov’t happy to see Suidani recovering

    By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government through the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) is happy to see Malaita Premier Daniel Suidani recovers from his brain treatment in Taiwan recently.In an email sent to...

    Wale calls for sharing of resources

    By EDDIE OSIFELOOPPOSITION Leader Matthew Wale wants to see decentralisation of resources to the provinces and not Honiara only.Speaking on the special adjournment motion in Parliament on Wednesday, Wale said decentralised government – Honiara...

    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...

    Playing with time?

    Government claims short time-frame challenge, but adjourns first parliament meetingBy Gary HatigevaPARLIAMENT was yesterday adjourned to this morning after a brief overview of Businesses that were set out for presentations and debates, according to...

    Premier Gina wants issues raised tabled in Parliament

    BY BEN BILUAGizoPREMIER of Western Province has urged the Parliament’s Health and Medical Service Committee to raise issues they have discussed to the parliament.David Gina made the statement when the Committee made a courtesy...

    PM agrees on Pacific Games proposal with PNG counterpart

    PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has initiated a new proposal with his PNG counterpart Peter O’Neil which will see PNG providing financial support towards the Pacific Games.Both Prime Ministers met yesterday for bilateral talks and...