Taiwan accused of using Malaita

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare is accusing Taiwan in supporting Malaita which led to the looting last month. Speaking in response to the allegation laid against him during the motion of no confidence on Monday , he said the innocent people of Malaita were being lied to by those agents of Taiwan. “What these people…

Health clarifies medical drugs shortages

PERMANENT Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has clarified the issue of medical drug shortages that was raised in the media in the past weeks. Ms. Pauline McNeil stated this during the Oversight Committee Covid-19 update talkback show, Sunday. “There is about 35 items of essential medicine that is out…

Sofu explains why he remains with DCGA

Member of Parliament (MP) for East Kwaio says he decided not to resign from the Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DGGA) because he was democratically elected. He issued the explanation to clarify to the public why he decided to remain with the government despite calls for him to resign last month following the unrest. “I…

PM: Effecting the process of Federal Constitution

The Government will momentarily discuss transitions towards the new Federal system of governance under the ‘framework of our national unity.’ Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare stated in Parliament while introducing the Sine Dine motion this week. The Prime Minister remarked, the process towards meaningful decentralisation and its realisation is now. “As a responsible Government, we…

GG: M4D AN UNLAWFUL SOCIETY

His Excellency Governor General and the Commander in Chief of Solomon Islands on Saturday 4th December 2021 has declared Malaita for Democracy (M4D) as an unlawful society under section 66 (2) (ii) of the Penal Code. The declaration was made after investigations conducted by Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have identified a number of…

Maelanga says sorry

DEPUTY Prime Minister (DPM) and Member of Parliament (MP) for East Malaita yesterday expresses apology for the illegal rioting, looting and burning incident that ravaged the city fortnight ago. Speaking in Parliament during the motion of sine die, Manasseh Maelanga condemned the action because many businesses, shops, homes, properties and lives were burnt down and…