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IN 2019 a 22-year-old Solomon Islander diagnosed with type 2 diabetes presented to the eye clinic with eye complications of diabetes called neovascularization retinopathy, a severe form of diabetic retinopathy. Her family was able to send her to Australia at that time for the urgent treatment of the blinding eye condition in a desperate bid to save whatever sight she was left with.
Government contracting and procurement is now at a level that should alarm the people of Solomon Islands.
The fallout from last Wednesday’s election of the Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat does not come as a surprise to me. We had been warned that if the Forum leaders did not seek to stick to what has always been an unwritten convention and agreement there would be repercussions.
TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands (TSI) strongly condemned the alleged stealing of more than $300,000 under police custody, by an officer within the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF).
As the Solomon Islands and China stand side by side to combat COVID-19, people in China are also in heated discussions on how to further develop its country and implement decisions made by an important meeting held less than two months ago. That meeting is of historic significance, not only to China but also to the world.