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Upgrade of MSG building underway

BY BEN BILUAGizoCOMMUNITY Access and Urban Services...

Call for visa conditions for expat airline managers

BY BEN BILUAGizoTRAINING for Pacific Island airline...

New challenges flipping roles in families and small business

By Jeniffer KusapaTwenty-year-old Anna used to...

Covid-19 picking up again on Malaita

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiCOVID-19 community transmission is reportedly picking up again in Malaita province.Malaita’s emergency operation centre (EOC) chairman Dr Rex Maukera said in the recent weeks they have been receiving new cases from as...

RISKS ARE THERE

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But gov’t plans to reopen border in July still standsBy EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Immigration Department is finalizing its operational plan called ‘Keepem me safe’ ahead of the reopening of the national borders in July.Damien, who...

Students encouraged to get vaccinated

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOStudents who have not been vaccinated are urged to do so, with those yet to complete theirs told to complete it before going back to school.This call was strongly emphasised by...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine to save cost, reach more people: Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Government says the newly introduced Johnson & Johnson vaccine will save operation costs and reach more people in remote places.Health minister Dr Culwick Togamana says this is due to the Johnson...

Covid patients in hospital ‘overall low’: Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE overall hospitalisation due to covid-19 remains low, says Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana.Togamana echoed this when delivering his covid-19 situational update this week.  “Overall hospitalization due to...

Unvaxed, elderly prone to any new variant: Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOUnvaccinated persons with underlying health conditions and the elderly will get sick from any new variant that enters the country.Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana announced this in...

Church worker sacked for refusing COVID-19 orders

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A small group of Saint Barnabas Cathedral church in Honiara has expressed disappointment on the removal of Catechist Michael Saru after he refused to comply with Covid-19 protocols.Saru, who served the church for nine...

Covid-19 admittance at NRH declining, says Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOThe number of patients who end up being admitted at the national referral hospital is slowly declining, says Health Minister Culwick Togamana.Togamana this week said this, explaining:“In terms of hospitalization, our...

Many taking second wave lightly, says Rodgers

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOAuthorities say it’s worrying to see certain people have taken the second wave of covid-19 lightly.“The most concerning bit in the country is the second wave of covid-19.What health has been...

Updated information is the public’s need, says Tozaka

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BY BEN BILUAGizoThe public of Western province need updated information regarding the status of covid-19 in the province.Freedom Tozaka made the statement in reference to report published by the Ministry of Health and Medical...