Politics Archive May 2009

Prime Minister Sikua indicates that the cost details and benefits of his overseas engagements will be made available upon his return.

Trip is Cost Effective: PM Sikua

Prime Minister Dr Derek Sikua maintains his current 25 day absence overseas to participate in international meetings is cost effective and beneficial to the country.
Australia's new High Commissioner to the Solomon Islands, Mr Frank Ingruber presents his official Letter of Introduction to Acting Prime Minister, Honourable Fred Fono.

New Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands

Australia's new High Commissioner to the Solomon Islands, Mr Frank Ingruber, yesterday presented his official Letter of Introduction to Acting Prime Minister, Honourable Fred Fono MP, and called on the Governor General, Sir Nathaniel Waena GCMG KStJ CSI.
Tuiloma Neroni Slade, Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat.

Slade Announces Forum Representative in Solomon Islands

The Pacific Islands Forum has a new representative in Solomon Islands. He is Mr Sakiusa Rabuka from Fiji.

Central Guadalcanal go to the Polls

The Central Guadalcanal bye election will be held today, with many predicting the return of former MP Peter Shanel.
Bainimarama has stated that elections will be held in 2014 so that he can overhaul the country's unfair electoral system.

Dr Sikua on Fiji's Suspension from PIF

Prime Minister Derek Sikua says the suspension of Fiji from the Pacific Islands Forum, PIF, is a decision consistent with the Forum's Port Moresby resolutions.