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Friday, December 3, 2021

    Galokale questions appointment of DBSI interim board

    By EDDIE OSIFELOLEADER of Independent Group, Robertson Galokale has raised his opposition towards the appointment of the Development Bank of Solomon Islands (DBSI) interim board.The Interim Board members are;Gane Alva...

    Western Provincial Gov’t cautioned on budget cuts

    BY BEN BILUAWESTERN Provincial Government (WPG) has been told to take heed of the National Government’s reduced budget support to the province.In an interview, Speaker of Western Province, Adrian S Gina said Western Province...

    Enquiry into Traditional Governance Bill extended

    By Gary HatigevaREQUEST for an extension of the Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC’s) enquiry into the Traditional Governance and Custom Facilitation Bill 2018 has been approved, but the challenge remains to be with getting...

    Political Party Crisis

    Lawmakers’ oversight plunges nation into a partyless stateBy Alfred SasakoA serious oversight or ignorance of the new Electoral Act by our Members of Parliament has plunged the nation into a political party crisis.The oversight,...

    $35 million supplementary budget prepared for approval

    By Alfred SasakoTHE Government will bring down a $35 million supplementary budget during its first 100 days in Office in order to meet a shortfall in annual contribution for the 2023 Pacific Games, its...

    Wale calls on SIG to address cash-flow Crisis

    Leader of Opposition, Matthew Wale calls on the government to explain how it is going to meet the cost of salary, utility payments and other urgent obligations when Government is struggling with its revenue...

    Taiwan hands over $44.7m RSCD funds

    THE Government of the Republic of China (ROC) Taiwan has handed over a total of SBD$44.7 million to the Solomon Islands Government for the following causes:SBD$1.50 million for the 2017...

    Australia’s PM looks forward to Hou’s visit

    AUSTRALIA’S Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced anticipation of his Solomon Islands counterpart’s visit to Canberra on June 9.In a press statement by the Australian High Commission in Honiara yesterday, Mr Turnbull said, “I...

    Parliament welcomes new MP

    By Gary HatigevaPARLIAMENT on Wednesday welcomed its newest member to the house, Lanelle Tanaganda after her election victory in the Gizo-Kolombangara by-election, May this year.Before being welcomed by both members of the two sides...

    Plan to block bill

    Opposition says bill is premature, Independent thinks bill needs amendments, both declare to vote against itBy Gary HatigevaMEMBERS of the Official Opposition and Independent groups have slammed proposals within the Constitutional (Amendment) (Electoral Reform)...