Mr Sogavare acknowledges all for peace and calm HONIARA: Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare extended his gratitude to national leaders, chiefs and community leaders for “making the right decision” in working with authorities to maintain law and order. His acknowledgement…
Sogavare: we leave behind $188M plus cash reserve

THE Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCCG) had ended its term in office with more than $188million in cash reserves for working capital for the new government. That’s according to outgoing Finance minister Manasseh Sogavare. “This is a net of…
Lanelle Tanangada: New SI Female MP

Lanelle Tanangada is the new Member of Parliament (MP) elect for Gizo/Kolombangara constituency. This follows her landslide victory over former Prime Minister and top contender Gordon Darcy Lilo during Wednesday’s by-election. Mrs Tanagada’s win has dashed Lilo’s hope to regain…
Govt unhappy with Rumbiak’s comment

The Government has expressed dismay at attempts by West Papualeader Jacob Rumbiak, to interfere and meddle in the country’s national affairs. In a statement on Tuesday the Solomon Islands Democratic Coalition for Change Government (SIDCCG) said it strongly disproves the…
DSE: we are not part of West Papua trip

SolomonstarNews.com – DEVELOPMENT Service Exchange (DSE) has rejected claims that it is “officially represented” in a government delegation that visited West Papua last week. The delegation, led by the Chief of Staff in the Office of the Prime Minister, John…

Civil society groups in West Papua including local non-governmental organisations, youth groups, students, women associations, church leaders and indigenous leaders are cautious about a surprise visit to West Papua by a Solomon Islands government delegation. The Solomon Islands government under…
West Papuans cautious about SIG visit but remains hopeful

Civil society groups in West Papua including local non-governmental organisations, youth groups, students, women associations, church leaders and indigenous leaders are cautious about a surprise visit to West Papua by a Solomon Islands government delegation. The Solomon Islands government under…