October 25 2019
An attempt by a Chinese firm to lease an island in the Solomon Islands has been declared illegal, reports the Solomon Star.
On Thursday, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said that the deal with China Sam Enterprise Group to lease the island of Tulagi was unlawful and must be terminated.
The provincial government overstepped its constitutional authorities in reaching the deal with a foreign company, according to an analysis by Attorney General John Muria.
China Sam also lacks the...
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