Politics Archive June 2012

Bye-Election Dates Set

The people of North Malaita and East Are'Are constituencies will choose their new members of parliament on August 1st 2012.
Mr. Lilo said if Mr. Wong knows he is right then he should take Government to court.

PM Says He is Defending Peoples Interest

Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo says it is in the national interest not to pay the $24m to Russell Islands Plantation Ltd's Patrick Wong until he produces the evidence required by the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI).

Inconsistent Hotel Bills Questioned

Solomon Islands Opposition Leader, Dr Derek Sikua has described the inconsistency in Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo's claimed monthly cost of his hotel accommodation as intriguing.

Sikua Appalled At Compensation Demands

In another major spin of political events, group of men were at the Opposition Leader's office yesterday demanding compensation over statements made by the Solomon Islands Opposition Leader, Dr Derek Sikua.