Politics Archive August 2018

Remote voting, regular reviews of the voters' register and higher candidate nomination fees are some of the changes to be brought in.

Solomon Islands Passes New Electoral Laws

The Rick Hou led government has garnered necessary support to pass new laws aimed at strengthening Solomon Islands' electoral system.
ADF helicopters touch down on Bellona Island.

Australia Rescues Survivors of Brutal Attack

A child has been murdered and four other people seriously injured, following an ‘attack’ in Bellona Island in Solomon Islands.
Ms. Clark is in Honiara at the invitation of UNDP to engage with youths as well as provide support to women’s political participation in view of the upcoming National General Elections.

Helen Clark Arrives in Solomon Islands

This week, Ms. Helen Clark, the former New Zealand Prime Minister and former UNDP Administrator begins her visit to Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Whistleblowers Protection Act Passed in Parliament

Whistleblowers Protection Act Passed in Parliament

Solomon Islands has become part of a handful of countries that has a Whistleblower Protection Act, one that seeks to protect those that expose corrupt practices in the workplace or in dealings with public officials.