Politics

Issues surrounding the filing of declaratory orders by the coalition opposition are “off the public radar,” says spokesperson George Turia

China meetings ‘positive’

Wednesday September 28, 2016

THE COOK ISLANDS delegation to China last week held a series of discussions to further promote the friendly cooperation between Guangzhou and Zhuhai Government.

Angry Ioane refutes claims by opponent

Wednesday September 21, 2016

NEW COOK ISLANDS Deputy Speaker Mona Ioane has refuted claims by One Cook Islands Party president George Turia, who had earlier raised concerns on Ioane’s appointment.

Turia hits back at Brown

Tuesday September 20, 2016

ONE COOK Islands president George Turia says there’s a big difference between the government appointing Mona Ioane as the new deputy Speaker of Parliament, and the opposition coalition’s appointment of Teina Bishop as parliamentary leader in the weeks leading up to his court appearance and sentencing on a charge of corruption as a minister of the Crown.

Ministers stay on the Rock

Monday September 19, 2016

ALL CABINET ministers are expected to remain in Rarotonga this week.

Ioane now deputy Speaker

Friday September 16, 2016

An MP under investigation for electoral bribery has been appointed Deputy Speaker of parliament.

PM slams opposition MPs

Wednesday September 14, 2016

OPPOSITION members were accused of acting “like kids” as they again failed to turn up for a sitting of parliament yesterday.

THE OPPOSITION has raised concerns regarding the purse seining special select committee report presented in Parliament by Finance minister Mark Brown on Monday.

Another day of ‘no-show’

Wednesday September 14, 2016

IT WAS another day of “no-show” from opposition members at the Cook Islands Parliament yesterday.

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