Gov’t meets to identify gaps

THE Government’s Core Ministerial Coordination Committee (CMCC) met on Wednesday to discuss and identify the development gaps in relation to the current change in the government’s foreign policy on the ‘One China Principle’.   Permanent Secretaries from various government ministries were summoned to attend the meeting on ROC-funded projects and identify issues that require urgent attention, particularly…

STUDENTS DILEMMA

Fugui urged to act on promise By IAN M.KAUKUI   TASK-FORCE chairman Moffat Fugui has been urged to act on promises he made to immediately address the predicament our students studying in Taiwan now face. Honiara resident Jay Tane made the call following Monday’s decision to switch ties, leaving the future of 125 students studying…

WPDC to visit affected areas

WESTERN Provincial Disaster Committee (WPDC) will visit Vella La Vella island to conduct an assessment of the affected areas caused by the recent bad weather in Western province. The team is made up of Gizo Police Officers, Red Cross, Agriculture and R- WASH (Rural Water Sanitation Hygiene). They will visit communities in ward 8 from…

Taiwan projects cease 

TAIWAN in its final attempt to salvage its ties with Solomon Islands has promised to pour in more projects for Solomon Islands as part of assisting the country. Taiwan Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Szu-chien Hsu announced this following his arrival in the country on Monday for a brief visit. But his announcement fell…