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Saturday, May 15, 2021

    Other covid victims

    8 nurses suspended as Government continues clamp down following protests BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO EIGHT senior nurses were suspended yesterday for alleged misconduct in office following the sit-in protest recently held over covid-19 allowance claims. Seven are...

    Breach at quarantine site

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU A breach at the high-risk quarantine station at one of the hotels in Honiara’s CBD, where one covid-19 case was detected, took place yesterday. A member of public handed over a package to...

    Health workers want jab at NRH: PS McNeil

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SOME front-line workers of the health ministry have reportedly wanted to be vaccinated at the national referral hospital. But, the NRH is not a gazetted vaccination site. This is according to reports that...

    Three vessels detained

    BY BEN BILUAIn Gizo THREE International Vessels have been detained in Western Province as part of COVID-19 protocols before leaving the country. The three vessels are currently berthing between Vella Islands and Gizo while the crews...

    Border Intrusion?

    Fears in Choiseul after boat sighted, increased Covid 19 cases next door BY ALFRED PAGEPITU PEOPLE living on the Choiseul end of the border with Papua New Guinea are raising alarms after the sighting of a...


    Marine Product exporter shares Covid-19 story BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO “NEVER give up on what business initiatives you do for survival, because COVID-19 is not here to stay, it is only here for a matter of...

    Nurses saga

    SINA can be reinstated, suspension of 9 nurses lifted: Dr Rodgers BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO THE suspended Solomon Islands Nursing Association (SINA) can be reinstated and suspension of nine nurses can be lifted, said Dr Jimmie...

    Gov’t disclosed nurses benefits

    BY CHARLES KADAMANA THE government has disclosed how much the members of Solomon Island Nursing Association members (SINA) get with a call for nurses to give back to the country instead of asking for more. Secretary...

    Fish covid away

    PCYC charity Easter fishing competition ends on a high note BY ALFRED PAGEPITU The Point Cruz Yacht Club Easter fishing competition was successfully held over the weekend, with proceeds heading for the national referral hospital’s (NRH)...

    Lockdown if covid-19 case at border: PM

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU If there is any covid-19 case detected in the border communities, the country will head into Lockdown. This is according to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. In his nation wide address on Tuesday he said,...