Politics Archive December 2022

The rape incident happened on the 20 November 2022. Police condemns the alleged incident in the strongest terms. It is inhuman and it is a very serious crime. Rape bears a maximum penalty of life imprisonment.

45 Year Old Arrested for Raping 7 Year Old Girl

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at Tulagi in Central Province charged and remanded a 45-year-old male suspect for the allegation of rape of a 7- year-old girl on 21 December 2022.
Prime Minister Sogavare and Madam Jennifer Fugui, wife of the Late Ambassador to PRC.

Casket of the Late Solomon Islands Ambassador to PRC Arrives Home

The National Government has formally received the Casket of Solomon Islands Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, His Excellency the late John Moffat Fugui this afternoon.
Ballot boxes safe and secure with counting to start soon.

West and Choiseul Province Awaits Election Results

The Western and Choiseul province elections concluded yesterday at 5pm, with counting expected to start this morning.
The supervising Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Peter Shanel said the issue of voting during the last referendum was an internal matter for New Caledonia and France to resolve and agreed on a process to lead the way forward, one that Solomon Islands will support in every way possible.

New Caledonia Delegation in Solomon Islands to Shore Up Support for Self-Determination

A High-level delegation from New Caledonia was in Honiara to consult with Solomon Islands as an MSG member on an option of pursuing the results of the December 2021 UN self-determination referendum at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
There are steady flow of people as the Polls opened this morning.

Western and Choiseul Province Goes to Poll

Today, 14th December 2022, will see voters in 16 electoral wards in Choiseul and 26 wards in Western Provinces go to polls to decide and vote for their provincial assembly members.
Hon Wale said the issues our country face are challenging, although some of these challenges could be described as ‘self-inflicted’.

Solomon Islands at a Crossroad: Opposition Leader

Solomon Islands is at a crossroad says Solomon Islands Democratic Party (SIDP) Wing Leader Hon Matthew Wale.
The plant will produce different grades of concretes for various works based on the mixed design taking into consideration the concrete slump, grade, and efficiency. Mixed design is the process of finding right proportions of cement, sand and aggregates for concrete to achieve target strength in structures.

Tina River Project Concrete Plant Ready to be Commissioned

The Concrete batching plant for the Tina River Hydropower Development Project has gone through its final installation work and is expected to be in full operation by January 2023.
L-R Mr. Michael Burke, UNDP Chief Technical Advisor, Ms Sally-Anne Vincent, acting Australian High Commissioner, Hon. Lanelle Tanangada, Minister of Education and Dr Transform Aqorau VC of SINU.

Outstanding Women Exhibit Shines a Light on Gender Equality and Women’s Leadership

The UN Development Programme and the Australian High Commission in Solomon Islands have gathered an exciting selection of posters and essays including the winners of the 2021 Outstanding Women’s Essay and Poster Competition in an exhibition that will be on display from December 1 to December 4 at the National Art Gallery in Honiara.