15 Nov 2017

Rick Hou elected Solomons PM

From , 4:05 pm on 15 November 2017

The Small Malaita MP Rick Hou has been elected as prime minister of Solomon Islands.

A vacancy was created after the ousting of Manasseh Sogavare in a vote of no-confidence last week.

Mr Hou was selected by parliament 33 votes to 16 over the other candidate, Central Honiara MP John Moffat Fugui.

Johnny Blades has been following recent political events in Honiara.

Sally Round asked him who is Rick Hou?

Rick Hou

Rick Hou Photo: Solomon Star