Civilians welcome ROC Minister

CIVILIANS turned out at the Honiara International Airport to welcome the Republic of China (Taiwan) Vice Minister Szu-Chien Hsu to assure him that they stand with Taiwan. They were made up of Christians, women groups and parents of local students studying in Taiwan universities. Hsu on his arrival told the people gathered at the airport…

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…

Strongim Bisnis promotes agriculture and tourism at Business Forum

Strongim Bisnis, the Australian Government initiative, continued its platinum sponsorship of the Australia Solomon Islands Business Forum, held 11 to 12 September 2019, and proudly hosted the Forum’s agriculture and tourism sessions. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare opened the Forum, highlighting this year’s theme: “Partnerships for Shared Prosperity”. The Australia Solomon Islands Business Forum—currently in its…