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‘Keyboard warriors’ urged to stop making threats

POLICE Chief Matthew Varley is calling on citizens not to resort to political motivated violence following the decision of government to switch diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China.

SICTU appeals for calm 

SOLOMON Islands Council of Trade Unions (SICTU) is calling on all Trade Union Members and Workers throughout the country, to refrain from taking part in any plans or activities that can bring about social unrest in Solomon Islands.

Manele leaves for UNGA via Beijing

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade wishes to announce the departure of Foreign Minister Manele for the United Nations General Assembly. 


Sogavare finally explains decision to recognize China

Call to repair Fadila Bridge

PASSENGERS and Transport operators along the East road in Malaita province has called for an immediate repair of a broken bridge at Fadila in the East Kwara’ae region.

Farmers affected by Taiwan’s departure

FOLLOWING the decision to switch ties from Taiwan to China a local farmer says the agriculture sector in the country will be affected.

Wanealafa questions PM’s absence

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s decision not to attend United Nation General Assembly meeting in New York, USA (UNGA) is being questioned.

Youths seek dialog with WPG

RECENT support openly declared by the Western Province (WP) Premier David Gina has prompted concerned youths of Western province to request an open dialog with provincial Government representatives.

Govt hails US commitment for help

A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) clarifies that under the DCGA ‘friend to all and enemy to none’ policy, the Solomon Islands Government welcomes the return presence of the United States (US) Government based on our shared values and historical ties that stretch back to our sacrifices together during World War II, and look forward to working in partnership as pacific allies for long term and sustainable development of the both the Solomon Islands and the region as a whole.

Gina’s statement rebuffed 

THE statement by the premier of Western Province David Gina in support of the government’s switch in recognising China over Taiwan was not welcomed by many people in the province.

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