Agreement with China not in national interest says Solomon's opposition leader

The unverified document lays down a framework which could permit Beijing to deploy forces to protect the safety of Chinese personnel and major projects in Solomon Islands.

Wale said that any sensible person would recognize that Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare's actions on this matter are threatening national unity.

"How is such a decision in the best interest of the nation?" the opposition leader questioned.

He said that these actions show a disregard for the public's views and are causing the public to lose trust in the government.

900 seats per week for Aust-PNG route

This has been made possible through a fresh codeshare agreement between Virgin Australia Airlines and PNG Air.

This International Air Services Commission determination is valid for five years from September 12, 2018.

Sports agreement signing between Australia and Nauru

Australia has allocated $490,000 for the projects, which is expected to be provided within the next two months.

It’s hoped the measures, which include a revised Epon-Keramen style program, will help promote healthier lifestyles throughout the Nauruan community.

The agreement was signed by Nauru’s acting President Aaron Cook and the Australian High Commissioner John Donnelly.

Mr Donnelly said there would be a range of community consultations to determine which facilities across Nauru would be upgraded.