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Saturday, May 21, 2022

First ever high-level PRC visit to SI

By EDDIE OSIFELO A BIG Chinese delegation led...

Upgrade of MSG building underway

BY BEN BILUAGizo COMMUNITY Access and Urban Services...

Call for visa conditions for expat airline managers

BY BEN BILUA Gizo TRAINING for Pacific Island airline...

NPF board to decide next week on partial withdrawal of members’ fund

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By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) Board will deliberate on the request next Tuesday 15th March for eligible members to partially withdraw their funds. One Board member confirmed that Solomon Islands Chamber of...

PNG doc ‘cleared’

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By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Papua New Guinea medical doctor, Ma'ine Schmidt Asapo, accused of bringing the covid-19 virus from Tasman to Pelau has been cleared by the Government. However, Asapo will still face the charge for...

No jab, no swab, no return: Wickham

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BY BEN BILUAGizo PEOPLE from Western Province who are currently stranded in Honiara must satisfy all travelling measures before boarding ships to return home. Provincial Secretary, who is also the Chairperson of Western Provincial Disaster Committee...

Police detain ships at Taro

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BY BEN BILUAGizo THREE passenger ships have been detained at Taro in response to the current community transmission of COVID-19 in the country. Speaking to Island Sun Gizo last night, a passenger in one of the...

Schools to remain close

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO ALL schools in the country will remain close due the current community transmission of the deadly virus. This was echoed by the Secretary to Prime Minister Dr Jimmie Rodgers in a radio...

Noro person of interest tests negative

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BY BEN BILUAGizo THE first test result of COVID-19 on a person of interest at Noro came back negative last night. Reports reaching Island Sun Gizo states that tests were made on five (5) specimens collected...

Western bars ships from entering its waters

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BY BEN BILUAGizo PROVINCIAL Secretary of Western Province who is also the chairperson of Western Provincial Disaster Operation Committee (WPDOC) says no ship is allowed to enter the province unless authorised by WPDOC and the...

Where’s the plan for our schools?

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OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale has questioned the Government if there are any plans in place for schools around the country. In a statement today, Wale said whilst he understands that schools have been closed indefinitely...

Doctors investigate death of woman at Seghe

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BY BEN BILUAGizo DOCTORS at Seghe Hospital are investigating whether COVID-19 is responsible for the death of a woman this week. Acting Director of Health and Medical for Western Province, Doctor Michael Belande Buin said his...

Prestige captain speaks out after MOI trip

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By EDDIE OSIFELO CAPTAIN of Solomon Prestige 2, Billy Mamaloni believes he has not breached any law to travel to Ontong Java on February 16. This was despite Special Secretary to Prime Minister Dr Jimmie Rodgers...