Politics Archive May 2012

The Opposition leader says the government should at least have an audience with the Taiwanese embassy to explain the purpose of the trip to avoid any misunderstanding.

Opposition Critical of Trip to China

The Opposition Leader, Dr Derek Sikua, has described the trip to the Peoples' Republic of China by a four-member delegation, headed by the Minister for Public Service, as insensitive.
Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo says while this maybe a security and protocol breach, the action was necessary to reduce costs.

Protection Unit Stood Down

The Prime Minister has stood-down his police protection unit from the Honiara Hotel saying he is opting for other arrangements in order to cut costs.

Deputy Premier Disregards Threat by Wong

The Deputy Premier of Guadalcanal Province says RIPEL Chairman, Patrick Wong has no right to close the Lungga road because the land is owned by the Guadalcanal people.