PRIME Minister Rick Hou says that Solomon Islands will continue to speak for Taiwan in the international community. Mr Hou made the remarks during a dinner to mark 107th national day of Republic of China (Taiwan) at the Alvaro de…

PRIME Minister Rick Hou says the bilateral friendship between Solomon Islands and Taiwan is growing steadily and cordial over the years. He was speaking during the celebration of the Taiwan day hosted at Mendana Hotel one Tuesday night. Taiwan day…

THE 11th policewomen’s conference will be held in Enga in 2020, it was announced yesterday. This was confirmed by national policewomen’s coordinator Maryanne Yabara in Wabag. Yabara, a first-time visitor to Enga to scout for a conference venue, said she…

THE Chinese government continued to add on to its generous donations to Papua New Guinea with 50 coaches, 35 mini buses and nine fire engines for Apec 2018. Chinese ambassador Xue Bing said during handover in Port Moresby yesterday: “Our…

JAKARTA – Badan Meteorologi Klimatologi dan Geogisika (BMKG) menyebut telah terjadi gempa  berkekuatan 7,6 skala richter di Boven Digoel-Papua, Senin, 26 Februari 2018 pukul 00.45 WIB. Kepala Bidang Informasi Gempabumi dan Peringatan Dini Tsunami BMKG, Daryono mengatakan, gempa terletak pada koordinat…

“Let me assure the world that I can see the light at the end of the dark tunnel, that now the whole world knows more about West Papua than ever before so this is sure confidence for me which reflects the…

Planet satellite image of Sipatnanam, Fakfak Regency, September 2018. Image: Planet/Mongabay ANALYSIS:  By Bernadinus Steni and Daniel Nepstad Large landscapes of intact tropical forests will figure prominently in global strategies to avert catastrophic climate change and conserve biodiversity. In this context,…

The incoming director of the Centre for Pacific Islands Studies at the University of Hawaii says declining support for West Papuan independence in Melanesia is a clear sign of Indonesia’s growing influence. In 2017 Solomon Islands stood up front among…