Politics Archive May 2014

Government Commends US Navy

The Solomon Islands Government through the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services has commended the US Navy on a special underwater training program conducted for the Police Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Maritime Police team this month.

Political Parties Integrity Bill likely to Pass

The government of Solomon Islands says its Political Parties Integrity Bill is "very close" to finally becoming law.

Flood Victims Accuses Government for Neglect

Solomon Islanders displaced by last month's flash floods have accused the government of neglecting their plight by failing to make a decision to release land for rebuilding.

Electoral Disputes Claims of Voter Fraud

Solomon Islands' Electoral Commission says a formal complaint must be made before there is any investigation into voter rigging.
APTC is a development initiative funded by the Australian Government to deliver training and to increase the supply of skilled workers in targeted sectors in the Pacific region. APTC has campuses in Fiji, Samoa,Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands.

Solomons APTC Celebrates One Year

One year ago, Solomon Islands’ first Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) campus was launched at Don Bosco Technical Institute, boosting training and skills development opportunities for Solomon Islanders.

New Permanent Secretaries Appointed

The Solomon Islands Government through the Public Service Commission has recently appointed two new Permanent Secretaries.
Sir Frank won by an absolute majority of 23 votes against his closest rival, Andrew Mua who polled 21 of the 44 votes cast by members of Parliament.

Sir Frank Re-elected for Second Term

Governor General Sir Frank Kabui has been re-elected for a second term today after 4 rounds of voting at the national parliament.