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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...

Guadalcanal health team dispatched to Weather-Coast

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The Guadalcanal Swabbing and Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) team left yesterday morning to train more than 12 nurses at the Area Health Centers (AHCs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) on the Weathercoast. The team...

‘Vaccine or resign’

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Frontliners have been told to take the vaccine or resign. Attorney General John Muria Jnr uttered this warning on Sunday following the low turnout of frontliners to be vaccinated in the first...

Fish covid away

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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)...

Canada supplies 16k level-3 face masks

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Canada has supported Solomon Islands with 16,800 level-three medical grade face masks. This assistance has been described by the ministry of Health as a ‘boost’ to Solomons’ campaign against covid-19. In a joint media statement yesterday,...

Covid-19 picking up again on Malaita

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki COVID-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...

DEADLINE LOOMS

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Top public servants face job loss over vaccination By EDDIE OSIFELO SOME high-profile public servants in the government are expected to lose their jobs if they do not get their vaccinations by the end of this...

Updated information is the public’s need, says Tozaka

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BY BEN BILUAGizo The 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...

Breach at quarantine site

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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...

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...

Sogavare: Virus could already spread to provinces

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO  THE outbreak of the deadly virus in Honiara means it could already be spread to the Provinces. This was confirmed by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his latest press conference this afternoon. Sogavare said...