PM vows to take on submarine cable

NEWLY elected Prime Minister Rick Hou assures the nation that he will pursue the undersea cable project with the new arrangement offered by Australia. Delivering his speech after the announcement of his victory as the new Prime Minister following a secret ballot vote election in parliament yesterday, Mr Hou said he will continue to push…

‘WE’LL DELIVER ACB’

The newly-elected PM Rick Hou pledges to implement ACB as a matter of priority By DELI OSO THE newly elected Prime Minister Rick Hou has assured the nation upon his election to the top political post yesterday that his coalition government will deliver the much awaited Anti-Corruption Bill. The Member of Parliament for Small Malaita…

Congratulations Hou

Dear Editor – The MP for small Malaita is now our new Prime Minister. Congratulations Alaha for given the duty to navigate our destiny for the next 10 months. As it is now, delivery of services is what the people this nation deserve.You can be somebody with wealth of experiences and academic tickets but if…

New PM for SI

Dear Editor – Radio New Zealand International yesterday, 15 November 2017, focused on the new Solomon Islands Prime Minister.  This is a précis of the RNZI news bulletin. “The new Solomon Islands prime minister Rick Hou says one of his new government’s priorities is to restore basic services to rural areas. “The former Central Bank…

Kwailabesi SDA Mission station

Dear Editor – I wish to thank Ambrose Oiofa Dolofera for his reply to my article in Solomon Star issue No: 6748, Thursday 9 November, 2017. With due respect; I was merely trying to inform the Baefua public, the Kwailabesi Rehabilitation Committee, the SDA Mission and anyone who might have some interest regarding the rehabilitation…

Detained youths lash out at police

TWO youths from Temotu province who claimed to be wrongly arrested and detained for more than 40 hours at the Henderson Airport cell have condemned the actions of police arguing they were victims of poor policing. Three young boys from Reef Island in Temotu province were arrested by police over the weekend and kept in…

NEW PM PLEDGES HONESTY, INTEGRITY

THE new Prime Minister Rick Hou has pledged to serve the country with honesty and integrity. The Member of Parliament for Small Malaita made the pledge in his inaugural speech yesterday immediately after being declared the new Prime Minister. “I promise to do the best of my ability and to serve this country with honesty…

OUR NEW PM

The country now has a new Prime Minister (PM). Small Malaita Member of Parliament Rick Hou was declared our PM elect by mid-morning on Wednesday. Mr Hou bagged a total of 33 votes ahead of his only rival, John Moffat Fugui who managed 16 votes. A vote was deemed invalid. The result has been warmly…