Praise for reconciliation ceremony

A PROMINENT leader of South Guadalcanal has hailed a reconciliation ceremony conducted for five communities in the area last week. Francis Para, who is also a board member of Solomon Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB), thanked the five communities in South Guadalcanal namely Chakudale, Vatughola, Puisugho, Vetabao and Chiba,for participating in the ceremony. The ceremony was…

Chan to resign Taiwan post

THE country’s ambassador to Taiwan Laurie Chan is reportedly resigning in order to return and contest the upcoming national elections. Government insiders say Mr Chan, a former MP and son of prominent Honiara businessman Sir Thomas Chan, is returning soon. Although of ethnic Chinese origin and a resident of Honiara, Mr Chan was a former…