Category Politics

Watchdog calls for ousted Solomons MPs to face charges

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Transparency Solomon Islands is asking whether two former MPs who lost their seats for bribing voters should also face criminal charges. Election petitions brought against education minister Moffat Fugui and backbencher Jamie Vokia in civil proceedings in the High Court…

Police deploy 78 officers for election duty in Makira

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A total of 78 Police officers has been deployed to the Makira-Ulawa province to provide security in the province election. By-election in East Makira Constituency and the Makira-Ulawa Provincial Assembly Election will all be held on Wednesday 11 December. Provincial…

5 constituencies missed out on RCDF funding support

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Five constituencies out of the total 50 has been denied from receiving the funding component secured from China to replace Taiwan’s Rural Constituency Development Funding (RCDF) assistance. Member of Parliament for West Kwara’ae, Honourable Sam Shemuel Iduri has confirmed. The…

Maelanga: RCDF is for all Constituencies

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The Government wishes to make it clear that all constituencies around the country are entitled to the Solomon Islands Government’s Rural Constituency Development Funds (RCDF). This is according to Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Member of Parliament for East Malaita…

Malaita Must Bow to China: Beijing Orders PMO

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Malaita Province both the people and the provincial government has been very clear and outstanding in its stance against Communist China, refusing any communist value system including ideology tied with aid and investment in the Province. This has been an…

Former Bougainville president backs independence

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Former Bougainville president James Tanis is looking for individuals to vote for independence from Papua New Guinea within the referendum which begins on Saturday Mr Tanis stated he didn’t need individuals to hearken to those that stated Bougainville lacked the…