Month March 2020

Result negative

Relief as first of three samples dismisses COVID-19 fears, country awaits two more BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands is breathing easier as the first result returns negative, but we’re not out of the woods yet as results to two…

Youth Solomon Cup deferred

BY PETER ZOLEVEKE JNR THE annual U16 Youth Solomon Cup has been deferred to a later date due to the current corona virus pandemic. Solomon Islands Football Federation confirmed in a statement on Tuesday 17th March. “This is to formally…

China reaffirms PG2023 commitment

BY PETER ZOLEVEKE JNR The People’s Republic of China is still committed to continue its support in funding facilities for the Pacific Games 2023 amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. In a press conference yesterday, Head of the Chinese Embassy, Yao Ming…
Corona

COVID-19 results likely today

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO TEST results to two suspected cases of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) are likely to be made available to health authorities today, it is reported. Minister of Health and Medical Services, Mr Dickson Mua, told Island Sun…

There is time

No backing out from 2023 Pacific Games BY PETER ZOLEVEKE JNR SOLOMON Islands will have enough time to prepare and get ready to host the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara despite the current concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Pacific Games…