‘WE WANT STATE GOVT’

TEMOTU Provincial Premier and former Temotu VATUD parliamentarian, Clay Forau has called on the National Government to pass and implement the state government system. In a statement on Tuesday, Mr Forau said the desire for more autonomy has transpired to be the obvious among the many reasons as to why the bigger provinces in Solomon…

PM UNMOVED

Urges Wale to rethink the motion Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare says losing one of his homes during last week’s unrest and being displaced will not deter him from stepping down. At the same he told Opposition Leader Matthew Wale – the mover of the proposed motion of no confidence that his government is ready to…

NO-CONFIDENCE MOTION FILED

As church followers disciplined for participating in rioting and looting    OPPOSITION Leader Matthew Wale has filed a no-confidence motion in Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, Clerk to Parliament David Kusulifu, confirmed Monday. Mr. Kusulifu said the motion was put on notice on Sunday. It will be debated on 6th December as December 5th which meets…

GOVT TO ASSIST AFFECTED BUSINESS HOUSES

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare today has announced that the National Government will assist business houses that were destroyed during last week’s unrest in Honiara. Many business houses in the China Town, Kukum and Ranadi commercial districts have suffered from looting and burning during the unrest. Speaking in Parliament today, Sogavare said the Government is already…

COUNTING THE LOSS

SOLOMON Island is counting the cost of three days of rioting, looting, burning and destruction of properties as Honiara residents face a devastating food shortage and medicines over the festive season. A total of 56 buildings – all housing business premises – were destroyed in the uprising – the worst in a decade. Some buildings…