Prime minister Henry Puna is understood to have cancelled a planned trip to China this week after Rakahanga Cook Islands Party MP Toka Hagai abruptly resigned his seat late last week.
RAPPA Democratic Party candidate in the June 2018 elections, Dr Teina Rongo, has challenged prime minister Henry Puna, deputy prime minister Mark Brown and the Speaker of Parliament, Niki Rattle, to “come clean” on the whereabouts of former Cabinet minister and Member of Parliament Albert Nicholas.
Business Trade Investment Board minister George Maggie will be in China this week to attend the China International Import Expo (CIIE) which will be held from November 5 to 10.
Minister for Police and Internal Affairs and Nikao-Panama MP Vaine (Mac) Mokoroa has reassured his people that he will keep his constituency abreast of all developments.
Progress towards legislative changes to the Immigration law continues with near-final consultations to be facilitated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration (MFAI) on proposals for Immigration legislation and regulations over the next month.