Category Breaking News

HIGH FAIL RATE

Only 838 pass to Form 7 out of 4,494 students EIGHTY-ONE percent of form-six students who sat for the 2020 final-year examinations did not make it to form-seven. This was despite the examination offered at a ‘moderate’ difficulty level, ministry…

The bomb story

POLICE say the two foreigners killed in the bomb explosion at Tasahe, west Honiara, Sunday, had been storing old World War II explosives at their rented property. Australian Trent Lee and Briton Stephen “Luke” Atkinson died when an unexploded ordnance…

NRH restricts visitors to hospital

NATIONAL Referral Hospital (NRH) is implementing special emergency measures to respond to the threat of the new Coronavirus (COVID–19). Medical Superintendent (MS) Dr John Hue said all non-urgent clinics and Hospital services are suspended until further notice. Under the NRH…

Travel ban?

Health ministry suggests the surest temporary means of protecting Solomon Islands, all eyes on cabinet to decide BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Ministry of health and medical services (MHMS) has reportedly requested a temporary travel ban on incoming travellers from Wuhan…