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Court challenge to Solomon Islands tax-free MP salaries plan

Updated 5 May 2015, 12:07 AEST

A citizens' group in Solomon Islands has launched a constitutional challenge to the plan to offer tax-free salaries to MPs.

Malaitan premier says tax-free salary decision brings national MPs integrity into question

Updated 4 May 2015, 9:10 AEST

There's been a growing backlash to moves in the Solomon Islands to offer tax-free salaries to MPs.

Nauru shuts down Facebook access on moral and religious grounds

Updated 1 May 2015, 17:10 AEST

Nauru's opposition says the government's shutting off access to social media site Facebook is the act of a dictatorship.

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