Huge pay rise for Solomons politicians

Members of Parliament in Solomon Islands are due to receive a huge pay rise this year despite the nation’s precarious state of the economy and poor government service delivery. The pay increase was published in a

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Possible to have a Motion of No Confidence this year: Vanuatu Opposition Leader

The newly appointed Opposition Leader in Vanuatu and Member of Parliament for Port Vila, Ishmael Kalsakau has indicated the potential for a Motion of No Confidence against the Prime Minister if specific concerns

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Tuvalu’s pro-Taiwan Prime Minister Natano loses seat in partial election results

The pro-Taiwan leader of the Pacific islands nation of Tuvalu, Kausea Natano, has lost his seat according to partial election results. The vote is being closely watched by Taiwan, China and the United States, amid

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Tuvalu general election: Six newcomers in parliament

Tuvalu’s senior electoral official has confirmed there will be six new MPs and 10 returning to Parliament following the 2024 general election which saw former Prime Minister Kausea Natano ousted. The country went

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Marshall Islands election show big shakeup in parliament

The Marshall Islands domestic election result shows that as many as one-third of all members of parliament are likely to change when the body is sworn in during early January. But the Marshall Islands domestic vote

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House welcomes first Bougainville woman MP

The people of Bougainville have set a record when they for the first time in the 48 years’ political history of this country voted a women leader to the National Parliament, newly elected Member for North Bougainville

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Vanuatu politics: MPs make compromises to avoid dissolution of parliament

Politically the mood eased slightly Wednesday in Vanuatu after the President Nikenike Vurobaravu had ordered MPs to sort themselves out or he would dissolve the parliament. At a short, extraordinary session MPs voted to

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Salwai prioritises revenue and instability curse

Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas is Vanuatu’s third prime minister to be elected in less than a year. Salwai is no stranger to the driver’s seat. His last reign was from 2016 to 2020 when he managed to successfully steer

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12 Vanuatu government bills for debate

Amid mounting allegations of another potential motion of no confidence, Vanuatu’s Office of the Speaker of Parliament confirmed to the Vanuatu Daily Post that no motion of no confidence has been officially

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Nauru’s new President David Adeang sworn in, names Cabinet

Member of Parliament for Ubenide, David Adeang has taken his oath as the newly elected President of Nauru. Chief Justice Mohammad Khan presided over the swearing in ceremony and witnessed the swearing in of the newly

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David Adeang elected as new Nauru President

Nauru’s Parliament has elected Member of Parliament from Ubenide, David Adeang as the Pacific nation’s new President. The member for Menen, Lionel Aingimea nominated David Adeang who accepted the nomination

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Vanuatu Opposition labelled Salwai Government as unconstitutional, MP Gracia Shadrack suspended

Vanuatu Opposition bloc of former Prime Minister, Sato Kilman, has raised concerns over the election of Charlot Salwai, Member of Parliament of Pentecost and President of the Reunification Movement of Change (RMC), as

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