China’s debt trap is already here

The recent USD100 billion-dollar deal exposed in the media is a classic debt trap in the making, according to Peter Kenilorea Jr, deputy Leader of the Opposition.  Kenilorea made this statement in response to the recent revelations of the Minister of Finance Harry Kuma entering negotiations with a Beijing agent for the enormous loan of…

SINU saga VC playing with fire

SOLOMON Islands National University (SINU) Vice-Chancellor Ganesh Chand’s response through his media personal to counter claims of SINU Student Association issues is being labelled as ‘playing with the fire’. Reliable sources close to VC’s office said this press release would not have come directly from the Ganesh Chand VC himself, who is currently on holiday…

BRIBERY ATTEMPT?

THE Western provincial secretary has lashed out at the way a high court official showed up with hard cash in a bid to get approval for a business license to develop the controversial KHY Seafront in Gizo, Western Province. The incident took Jeffery Wickham by surprise when the deputy sheriff of the High Court Bobby…

USD $100 BILLION LOAN – NEW TWIST

The leader of Opposition Hon. Matthew Wale has expressed great shock at the report in Solomon Star on Tuesday 25th February 2020 of new information coming out from inside sources within the Prime Minister’s Office that the USD11 Bn commission from the proposed USD100 Bn loan includes payments to senior MPs within Sogavare’s government. Solomon…

Suidani challenges MPAs

If your intention to be a Member of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) is to get rich then the Provincial Assembly is not your right place.  The Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani uttered these words in an exclusive interview with Solomon Star Auki on Wednesday.  Premier Suidani made this statement in the light of a rumour…