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Saturday, January 29, 2022

    Bill withdrawn

    Prime Minister Hou removes dual citizenship bill from parliamentBy Gary HatigevaAT its eleventh hour, just before it is to be given its second and third reading, the government decided to withdraw the much anticipated...

    All ESP approvals done: PS Dentana

    The Government’s Economic Stimulus Package Committee has completed all approvals of applications.This is according to the Chairperson and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury, McKinnie Dentana.Since the launch of the Economic...

    Hou creates “Meet the Press” strategy

    BY SAMIE WAIKORITHE Prime Minister Hon Rick Hou has come up with a new media strategy that would allow his office and all government ministries to meet the press.During his first press conference with...

    Parliament ‘likely’ to resume in March

    By EDDIE OSIFELOPARLIAMENT is expected to resume its meeting in March, says clerk David Kusilifu.This follows Parliament session being in suspense after Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare moved the sine die motion last month.Kusilifu said so far there is...

    Recurrent budget down by $272m

    By EDDIE OSIFELOMINISTRY of Finance and Treasury has reduced the Recurrent Budget by $272 million in this year’s budget.In 2020 budget, the recurrent budget was $3.082 billion.However, this year, the government reduced it to...

    Hou talks agriculture, tourism & climate change with Belgium

    PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has received a courtesy visit by the Ambassador Designate of Belgium, His Excellency Marc George Mullie at the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet this week.As part of the...

    Don’t panic, just yet

    Senior statesman assures government still has 1 month to escape constitutional crisisBy Alfred SasakoTHE veil over whether the nation is facing a constitutional crisis over spending of public funds has been lifted, thanks to...

    Gela villagers want new constituency

    By EDDIE OSIFELOPEOPLE of Sandfly/Buenavista in Central Islands are asking for a separate constituency.This was after the ward has seen an increase in its population numbers, while at the same time experienced lack of...

    Western Provincial Assembly Meeting 2pm today

    BY BEN BILUAGizoWESTERN Provincial Government will sit for their quarterly Assembly Meeting today at 2pm.Provincial Members so as head of divisions have arrived at Imagination Island for the very important session.Speaking to the Media...

    TSL second spot wide open

    Eels lose three points. By Taromane Martin RACE for second spot in the Telekom Soccer League (TSL) is left wide open after second spot contenders Henderson Eels FC suffered a 4-3 loss to Malaita Kingz FC...