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  • 19
  • Dec

Out spoken former Member of Parliament (MP) for Auki Langa langa Matthew Wale has called on the new Government in 2019 to make a radical economic redirection base on what Solomon Islands can produce sustainably.

  • 17
  • Dec


Canada grants more work visas for locals

  • 17
  • Dec


UNITED States (US) Deputy Secretary Defence Randall Shriver says US is not in a position to tell Solomon Islands to avoid China as a close partner.

  • 17
  • Dec

Manetoali charged on the eve of 10th parliament’s dissolution

  • 17
  • Dec

THE tenth Parliament has dissolved as of 12am midnight early this morning following its final sitting last night.

  • 17
  • Dec

GOVERNMENT last night announced an increase in the country’s legal minimum wage from $4 per hour to $8 per hour that will come into effect as of next year.

  • 14
  • Dec


TWO permanent secretaries (PS) were sworn-in on Thursday at the Government House by Governor General Sir Frank Kabui.

  • 14
  • Dec

LIFE of the Honiara City Council’s (HCC) current political administration will come to its end Monday next week.

  • 14
  • Dec


THE Chairman of the Bills and Legislation Committee (BLC) and Member of Parliament for Aoke Langalanga Mathew Wale sternly argued that the Traditional Governance and Customs Facilitation Bill is flawed and it needs to be withdrawn.

  • 14
  • Dec


Proposed law withdrawn from floor of parliament

  • 13
  • Dec


The Commissioner of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force, Matthew Varley and members of his Executive team yesterday met with a senior United States delegation of civilian and military officials led by the US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara.

  • 13
  • Dec

UNITED Nation Development Programme (UNDP) Country Manager for Solomon Islands Azusa Kubota says access to justice is a basic principle of the rule of law.

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