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Saturday, May 15, 2021

    12,000 yet to get vaccine in Choiseul and Western

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO TWELVE thousand people in Choiseul and Western provinces are yet to be vaccinated. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday this week said the additional 12,000 vaccinations will be done over the next...

    Delay to AstraZeneca vaccine from India: PM

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO ASTRAZENECA covid-19 vaccine supply from India to Solomon Islands could potentially be delayed due to India’s covid-19 situation, says Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. Sogavare echoed this earlier this week in his national...

    Aust delivers additional $37M COVID-19 support

    Australia has provided an additional AUD6 million (SBD$37 Million) to keep Solomon Airlines in the air and to help Solomon Water deliver water to vulnerable communities. Australian High Commissioner, Dr Lachlan Strahan, and the Minister...

    Tuna offers hope during covid-19

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO TUNA as a national asset for Solomon Islands offers more hope for the country in the current covid-19 pandemic. Minister for Ministry f Fisheries and Marine Resources Frederick Kologeto echoed this yesterday. “Today...

    Health admits there’ll be delay in vaccine delivery

    MINISTRY of Health yesterday admitted the worsening COVID-19 situation in India would delay delivery of the second consignment of vaccines into the country. The ministry was responding to concerns Opposition leader Mathew Wale raised about...


    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...

    Responding positively to COVID -19 challenges

    BY BEN BILUAGizo SAFENET Affiliates have established women safety strategy in respond to COVID-19. Speaking during the 14th Triennial Conference, Acting Director of Women's Development Department in the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs...

    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)...

    SI economy dropped before covid-19: CBSI

    By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Solomon Islands’ economy had slowed down prior to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a Central Bank of Solomon Islands reports. Economic Association of Solomon Islands (EASI) President, Reuben Tovutovu said this in...

    Sinopharm vaccine update on emergency use soon

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE country is expecting World Health Organisation approval for Sinopharm vaccine emergency use soon, says Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. “We expect some updates from WHO regarding its approval for Sinopharm vaccine emergency...