Fugui to China on education trip

MINISTER of Education and Human Resource Development (MERHD) John Moffat Fugui has left for China to sort out education arrangements with the People’s Republic of China. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare confirmed this on his arrival yesterday from China.    Sogavare said one of the main issues of arrangement is the transfer of local students in…

Pageant 2019 show is back

  The annual Miss Solomon Islands Pageant (MSIP) queen show is on again. The event will be held on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd November 2019 based on the theme ‘Advancing women in leadership and stewardship.’ MSIP director Joyce Konofilia in a press conference at the Solomon Host conference room yesterday confirmed the MSIP committee…

PM: NO MORE RCDF TO MPs 

Sogavare says China will engage directly with provinces By ANDREW FANASIA THE CHINESE Government will continue with the Constituency Development Funding (CDF) support but it will not be channelled through MPs. That’s according to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on his arrival back yesterday from his week-long China trip. CDF was one of the controversial funding…

PM arrives today

‘Brighter days ahead’   By ANDREW FANASIA    PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his officials will arrive today after his historical and successful trip to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) despite the public outcry against his huge delegation. This historical trip was made possible after Sogavare was invited by the President of the PRC’s…

Sir Vunagi arrives in London

GOVERNOR General Rt Reverend David Vunagi and Lady Mary Vunagi arrived in London early on Sunday morning after a 13-hour flight from Singapore. A Government statement said the couple and five accompanying officials are settling in well in London ahead of a number of engagements during the week. On Monday 14th October (Tuesday Honiara time), the…

Four MPs already in Auki

MALA SUMMIT OPENS TODAY By WILSON SAENI in Auki    FOUR senior MPs from Malaita arrived in Auki yesterday ahead of the one-day Malaita Leaders’ Summit in Auki today. Opposition leader Mathew Wale, his deputy Peter Kenilorea Jnr, Small Malaita MP Rick Hou and West Kwara’ae MP Sam Iduri arrived in Auki yesterday. Malaita Premier Daniel…