FUNAFUTI, 17 MAY 2019 (ISLANDS BUSINESS) —- Tuvalu’s Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga is playing host to visiting United Nations Secretary
Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, has paid tribute to the former Prime Minister of Australia, Bob Hawke who died at the
Attorney General calls on Government Lawyers to Apply for a Stay Order on Vote of no Confidence Motion
Attorney General, Alfred Manase, has instructed government lawyers to apply for a stay order on the vote of no confidence motion until all matters relating to the doctrine of the separation of powers are dealt with by the Supreme Court. The Attorney General stated that the urgent application is not to stop the vote of no confidence but to ensure the rule of law is respected and observed at all time.“
Hela Provincial Government released nearly K20 million for school fee assistance in its education sector. Hela Governor, Philip Undialu, says the funds has been cutback due to outstanding royalties and benefits withheld by the National Government.
The Kumul Petroleum NGI National Soccer League Conference was a surprise success at the start of this season and has gone a long way towards restoring domestic sporting weekends in the eyes of the football fans in PNG.
China’s noticeably growing influence in the region in recent years, especially in substantial investments in infrastructure development, has been met with mixed feelings. Some welcome the ‘visitors’ from the East and their investments, dubbing the move the ‘China alternative’, while many question their interest and motives in the region.
A recovery exercise is into its third week as the United States Army and locals in Kovu Village of Gulf Province search for the remains of a plane crash site during World War Two.