WALEKORO REBUFFS STATEMENT BY PS MAESIOLA CALLING HIM A POLITICAL PUPPET

CHAIRMAN of the Aoke/langalanga Constituency Development Committee Matthew Walekoro has rebuffed the recent statement by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development against the MP for Aokelangalanga. Mr Walekoro said PS MID Stephen Maesiola’s statement was misleading, defamatory and disrespectful. Mr Walekoro said it is obvious that the PS has bowed down to…

NO GEOPOLITICS: PM

PM Sogavare explains SIG’s stance for rejecting the Republic of Korea- Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Summit Declaration and that is it holds no interest in geopolitics SOLOMON Islands will not participate in geopolitics in its foreign relations engagements. Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, made this explicitly clear in reference to the position he had taken on…

MP Auga reconciles with two constituents

THE Member of Parliament (MP) for Lau-Mbaelelea Constituency in Malaita Province, Augustine Auga and his one-year rival, Ambrose Dolofera, have ironed out their differences in a traditional reconciliation ceremony at the former’s residence at Panatina Valley. The reconciliation was held in Honiara on Wednesday. The reconciliation ceremony also saw Auga reconcile his differences with a…

UNOD supports SI to protect wildlife

THE United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is supporting Solomon Islands Environment and Conservation Division in the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM) and national counterparts to develop a Rapid Reference Guide for the investigation and prosecution of wildlife crime. The Rapid Reference Guide or ‘points-to-prove guide’ highlights key…