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PAP hits out at switch


SUPPORTERS of the People’s Alliance Party in Honiara and Makira say closing of diplomatic ties with the Republic of China on Taiwan by the Government of Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is a sad affair for Solomon Islands.

West welcomes govt’s decision



THE Western provincial government (WPG) has welcomed the government’s decision to switch allegiance to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), describing the latest diplomatic change as historic.

Cries fall short


MALAITANS who took part in a peaceful protest against government’s decision to switch diplomatic tie from Taiwan to China yesterday say their cries have fallen on deaf ears.

Wale condemns switch decision

OPPOSITION leader Mathew Wale has condemned the Prime Minister’s decision to allow the government to hastily decide switching ties from Taiwan to China.

SI hails Taiwan’s 36yrs of friendship



The Solomon Islands Government on Tuesday expresses profound gratitude to the government and good people of Taiwan for the deep and friendly relations and cooperation over the last thirty six years.

PM may not attend UN

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare may unlikely attend the 74th United Nation General Assembly (UNGA) in New York due to the current diplomatic and political situation.

Kenilorea: decision to switch regrettable

OPPOSITION spokesman for Foreign Affairs Peter Kenilorea says the Government's decision to switch diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China is regrettable.

Police urge public to go on with business

POLICE have assured Honiara residents and the rest of the country that its ‘business as usual’ in the capital and no one or any group has been given any permission to stage a march or protest in the city.

Former premier escapes jail



FORMER Guadalcanal Premier Stephen Panga who was found guilty after a trial for abuse of office has luckily escaped jail, Tuesday.

PM stops Manele from meeting Taiwan minister

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has been rebuked for his decision to prevent his Minister of Foreign Affairs from meeting Taiwan’s Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister upon arrival in the country on Monday as well as his departure on Tuesday.

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