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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    Malaitans urged to get vaxxed

    By EDDIE OSIFELOOPPOSITION Leader Matthew Wale is urging communities in Malaita to take up vaccination due to the slow roll out there.This is in light of the overall slow roll out in the whole...

    Lockdown plan

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAA lockdown plan was approved by cabinet during their meeting on November 20, 2020.Deputy Director of the National Disaster Management Office Jonathan Tafiariki revealed during the talkback show yesterday that cabinet has...


    BY JARED KOLITen Solomon Islands students in Fiji have reportedly tested positive for covid-19 as the country grapples with an escalating number of cases of the virus.Two students tested positive from two separate tests...

    41 still in quarantine

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHERE are 41 people serving their mandatory quarantine period in the country’s Institutional Quarantine facilities.Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, Pauline McNeil said with all the entries...

    China donates vaccine

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUChina has donated 50,000 doses of the Sinopharm covid-19 vaccine to Solomon Islands.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare echoed this in his nationwide address yesterday.He said Solomon Islands expect the vaccines to arrive in...

    Fish covid away

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

    Other covid victims

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

    PNG raises red flag, a great risk for SI

    BY BEN BILUAGizoTHERE is need to mount extra effort at the Western Border as Papua New Guinea is expecting a third wave of COVID-19 next month or September.Ppua New Guinea has raised a red...

    Four April repatriation-flights: PM

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOFour repatriation flights are expected for the country next month.In his nation address early this week prime minister Manasseh Sogavare said these flights will be coming into the country in the...

    Breach at quarantine site

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUA 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...