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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.

Taipei closes embassy here



TAIWAN ENVOY LEAVES

CBSI advises against borrowing from China

THE Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) says the country will not be able to absorb any additional borrowing from China should it decide to switch.

Civilians welcome ROC Minister



CIVILIANS turned out at the Honiara International Airport to welcome the Republic of China (Taiwan) Vice Minister Szu-Chien Hsu to assure him that they stand with Taiwan.

TAIWAN TIES OFF

• Taipei declares end of relationship

• 125 students to be sent home

• Gov’t told to recall ambassador from Taipei

DSE backs call

The Development Services Exchange (DSE) reiterates the call by the Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, Peter Kenilorea Junior for the Prime Minister to stick by his word in ensuring the Bipartisan task force report be given time for deliberation and feedback. 

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