Politics Archive August 2023

The Vice Chancellor also emphasized the importance of due diligence in every university procedure and urged any members of the university community or the public who are aware of any improprieties to report these through the proper channels.

SINU Vice Chancellor Committed to Upholding Good Governance

The Vice Chancellor of the Solomon Islands National University (SINU), Professor Transform Aqorau, today released a statement reiterating their dedication to upholding the highest standards of probity and governance within the institution.
Chaplain Hall and Deputy Commissioner Neil Gaughan at the ACTP Traffic Centre Opening.

AFP, Solomon Islands Chaplains Exchange Caring Insights

The AFP has hosted Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Chaplain Melden Hall for his first Australian visit to meet his AFP counterparts and exchange experiences of supporting police employees.
Regardless of the science, the Fukushima release has created a political opening for Beijing, according to Mihai Sora, a former Australian diplomat who is now with the Lowy Institute in Sydney.

China's Allies Lead Pacific Criticism of Fukushima Water Release

China's Pacific allies — from Solomon Islands' government to Fiji's opposition — on Friday echoed Beijing's criticism of Japan releasing wastewater from its disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant.
The Outstanding Women of Solomon Islands, an institution launched in 2019 by SECSIP, is playing its part by enhancing the visibility of women leaders at national, regional and local level.

Solomon Islands Women Seek to Increase Candidates in Upcoming Elections

Ms. Afu Billy, President of SOI National Council of Women and workshop coordinator, emphasized the broader significance of this event: “This week is a testament to women’s vital role in community and national development. We are bolstering their confidence, propelling their leadership to extend its impact beyond their local communities.”
"When such agreements are kept in the dark, the public becomes skeptical, and they view such assistance as being conditioned – with the real intentions being hidden inside such cooperation agreements."

Calls for Transparency in Cooperation Agreements

It is over a month since the Solomon Islands signed a development cooperation agreement with China.
Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and her son, Jack Kennedy- Schlossberg, were in the Western Province of Solomon Islands to recreate the swim to commemorate the heroism and perseverance of the President and his crew.

The Kennedys: A Relationship with Solomon Islands That Will Endure

Eighty years ago, President John F. Kennedy was fighting for his life and that of his PT-109 crew when their boat was rammed by a Japanese destroyer, later identified as the Amagiri.
RAMSI was a turning point, bringing peace and stability after years of ethnic violence.

‘Big Fish’ Behind Ethnic Tension Still Out There: Tei'ifi

Member of Parliament for West Kwaio Constituency HonClaudius Tei’ifi says the ‘big fish’ behind the ethnic crisis are still out there.
The Prime Minister emphasized the significance of the project for the country’s economic and social development, stating that governments must invest in their national broadband networks.

Sogavare Forges Ahead With Building of Telco Towers Using Chinese Loan

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has declared that he will not be deterred by misconceptions and fear-mongering surrounding the “debt trap” rhetoric.

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