Politics Archive May 2008

Trip to Taiwan Signifies Our Close Ties: Sikua

Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, Dr Derek Sikua, said that his recent trip to Taipei Taiwan, to attend the inauguration of the 12th President of the Republic of China Mr. Ma Ying-jeou, was very successful.

Opposition Tries to Politicise Honiara Hotel Bill: Fono

The calls by the National Parliamentary Opposition for an immediate investigation into the SBD$1Million hotel bill, reportedly paid by the Government to the Honiara Hotel, has been described by the Government as pure political propaganda.

Government to Deliberate on Paper About Guns

Acting Prime Minister Fred Fono says Cabinet will this week deliberate on a paper about the licensed guns that were destroyed after the arrival of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands in 2003.

Guadalcanal Premier Ousted in No-Confidence Vote

The Premier of Guadalcanal, Hon. Joash Salani, was yesterday voted out of the Premiership by 12- 9.