Politics

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare being met on arrival by the Premier of Guadalcanal.

PM Graces Guadalcanal Day Celebrations

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has graced the Guadalcanal Province 2nd Appointed Day celebrations at Visale, North West Guadalcanal on Friday.
The Prime Minister acknowledged sentiments raised by the Premier of Guadalcanal province, for the Government to live up to its obligations under the now dismantled Townsville Peace Agreement (TPA).

Gov’t Concern Over Sale of Alienated Land by Foreign Investors: PM

The National Government is conscious of the issue of land and encroachment of settlers into customary land.
Governor General and Japanese Ambassador flanked by Foreign Affairs and External Trade Hon. Jeremiah Manele and Permanent Secretary Collin Beck.

New Japanese Ambassador Presents Credentials

Japanese New Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Mr. Morimoto Yasuhiro has presented his Letter of Credence to Governor General His Excellency Sir David Vunagi on the 30th July, 2020.
42 MPs voted in favor of the motion.

State of Public Emergency Extended

The State of Public Emergency (SoPE) has been extended for four months through a Parliament resolution.
The Opposition Leader says that such gaps, if not addressed, would limit the important role Parliament plays in keeping the executive arm of government in check.

Wale Calls for Covid-19 Legislation to Deal with Pandemic

Leader of the Opposition Mathew Wale says the government needs to seriously explore and put in place legislations designed specifically for the current Covid-19 pandemic.