Australia delivers ON security commitments ahead of the games

The Australian Defence Force has handed over a suite of new equipment, including training, maintenance and sustainment, worth more than SBD 70 million, to the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) to enhance their security capabilities ahead of the Pacific Games. The handovers and associated capability demonstrations were attended by the Prime Minister the Honourable…

Wale condemns PM’s belittling remarks on reasons to extend Parliament

THE Leader of Opposition Hon. Matthew Wale has criticized the Prime Minister’s recent remarks that belittled Solomon Islanders’ ability to make policy-based voting decisions. The contentious remarks came to light during a tokstori event at USP, where a student asked about the Government’s rationale behind extending the life of Parliament. Defending his government’s decision not…

Foreign Minister meets with PRC vice Minister of International Department of CCP

Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade Hon.Jeremiah Manele held a bilateral meeting with the Vice Minister of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, His Excellency (HE) Guo Yezhou in Honiara, on Friday, 27 October 2023. The Foreign Minister took the opportunity to welcome HE Yezhou and his…

We need future where investors are attracted by cheap & reliable electricity: Wale

LEADER of Opposition Hon Matthew Wale says Solomon Islands need a future where investors are attracted by cheap and reliable electricity. Speaking in Parliament during his debate speech on the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2023, he said substantive steps must be taken to address the structural deficiencies in the energy sector and position it for the…