STATUS OF CHINA’S REQUEST FOR DIPLOMATIC SECURITY PERSONAL

The request by the Chinese Embassy in Honiara to the Solomon Islands Government to allow diplomatic Chinese security personnel to protect the Embassy during the November 2021 riots was considered and held in abeyance by the Government.  The Government made this clarification in relation to so-called leaked documents circulating on social media that relayed correspondences…

‘LUNATICS’REACT?

New group within public service pops in the anti-China campaign A NEW group calling itself, Public Servants for Transparency, has joined the anti-China campaign in Solomon Islands, accusing two senior public servants of selling Solomon Islands’ interest to Chinese control. The group has also issued a veiled warning to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, saying if…

Kenilorea raises concern over leaked docs requesting to arm Chinese embassy personnel’s 

CHAIRMAN for Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee Hon Peter Kenilorea Junior says the ‘leaked’ diplomatic notes on arming Chinese embassy personnel in Solomon Islands is a serious concern. Hon Kenilorea said what has unfolded is a clear indication that citizens of this country had been fed with half-truths all along. In a statement today, Opposition MP…

PREMIER Tuhanuku: “PM, Your leadership under these challenging times is highly commended.” 

Premier of Rennell and Bellona Province, Hon. Japheth Tuhanuku (MPA) has described Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare’s leadership under current challenging times was “highly commendable.”   Premier Tuhanuku personally commended Prime Minister Sogavare when he and members of his 3 months old executive met the Prime Minister in his office.   “Prime Minister, my Executive acknowledges your…

GOV’T CAUTIONS AGAINST FAKE NEWS AFTER LEAKED DOCUMENTS

The Government today has cautioned the public to be alert against fake news or misinterpreted commentaries on social media forums following leaked documents containing official correspondences between the Solomon Islands Government and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Embassy in Honiara. The Government said relevant Ministries will issue an official statement soon.  “There is nothing…

KHY BUNI TREE AREA FENCING

THE famous KHY Buni Tree area is now restricted as the Provincial Disaster Committee plans towards erecting a fence around the area. The Provincial Disaster Committee (PDC) acting chairman Patrick Toiraena told Solomon Star Gizo that the KHY Buni Tree area will be fenced as soon as the provincial works team returns to Gizo from…

Group threatens to disturb Games

A SELF-CLAIM group in Guadalcanal Province is planning to disturb the 2023 Pacific Games if the national government continues to delay settling land issues within the province. The group is called the Guadalcanal Landowner Defendant Force (GLODF). A spokesperson for the group, who requested anonymity, told Solomon Star that ongoing land issues on town boundaries,…