TAIWAN TIES OFF

• Taipei declares end of relationship • 125 students to be sent home • Gov’t told to recall ambassador from Taipei By ANDREW FANASIA   THE Government last night cut off the nation’s diplomatic ties with Taiwan. This came after Cabinet endorsed a Caucus resolution to severe the 36-year-old relationship. The decision came just hours…

DSE backs call

The Development Services Exchange (DSE) reiterates the call by the Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, Peter Kenilorea Junior for the Prime Minister to stick by his word in ensuring the Bipartisan task force report be given time for deliberation and feedback.  In a statement last night DSE said the way they are seeing decisions taken by…

FULL SCHOLARSHIP

China’s sponsorship on standby  By IAN M.KAUKUI Beijing is ready to provide full scholarship for local students studying in Taiwan if Solomon Islands switch ties to China. Chairman of the Bartisan Task Force Moffat Fugui uttered the statement during a talk-back show via the national broadcaster organised by the Task Force yesterday. The talk-back show…

MP’s Shipping firm accused

Foreign couple call for justice, truthfulness SOLOMON LOFANAIn Auki A foreign couple who operates Hilltop Training Institute in Auki, Malaita province has called for justice and Truthfulness from Fair west shipping company – owned by Member of Parliament (MP) for Marovo Constituency. This comes after their properties went missing on-board MV Fair Lady during its…