Suidani speaks against the ‘agent of national government’ narrative

MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani took time during the Malaita 39th Second Appointed Day anniversary to express his disagreement with continuing reference to provincial governments as mere agents of the national government.  The Malaita Provincial Premier is of the view that those who refer to provincial governments as agents of the national government have taken the meaning…

US donates additional critical health support

THE United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United States Department of Defense, yesterday handed over essential medical supplies, together with more critical COVID-19 vaccines, to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services in Solomon Islands to support with their response activities against COVID-19. These medical supplies were…

Wale doubts Sogavare on TPA

THE Leader of the Opposition Mathew Wale has doubted that the current Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has time to deal with the Townsville Peace Agreement (TPA). Speaking as the guest speaker at the Malaita 39th second appointed day in Auki Monday this week, Mr Wale said the current PM has been holding on to the PM…

Temotu Premier, Forau to plea

TEMOTU Premier Clay Forau who was accused of misusing more than $350,000 intended for his constituency when he was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Temotu Vatud will plea to the allegation on August 24. The Prosecution will also respond to an application made by Forau’s lawyer who wants this this matter to be transferred…