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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    SolAir discounts holidays for the vaccinated

    Solomon Airlines announced new discounts for vaccinated passengers yesterday.The holiday discounts are part of the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (SICCI) “Bisnis for Vaccines” campaign, and are supported by the Australian Government...

    100,620 doses of Pfizer to arrive soon

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOA total of 100,620 doses of Pfizer covid-19 vaccine has been confirmed to arrive in the country on October 29, 2021.Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) Pauline...

    COVID awareness for SIEA staff

    COVID-19 threat to our health and lives is indiscriminate, every single person more especially those unvaccinated are at risk of getting very sick, admitted to the hospital and die from COVID-19.As seen in many...

    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...

    Vax set at 90 percent before borders can reopen: PM

    PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says Cabinet has set a target of 90 percent full vaccination coverage to reopen our international borders.Prime Minister Sogavare in his nationwide address yesterday said Cabinet has directed the Oversight...

    Frontliners walk-out

    No Jab no job effect hits NRHBY MAVIS N PODOKOLOA number of frontline workers at the National Referral Hospital who refused to be vaccinated have left their job due a memo urging mandatory vaccination...

    22 students positive for covid-19 in Fiji

    BY JARED KOLIAnother 12 students in Fiji have reportedly tested positive for covid-19, bringing the total to 22.Two weeks ago, 10 Solomon Islands students were reported having tested positive. Yesterday, Island Sun was reliably...

    15,000 people so far vaccinated on Malaita

    BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiAS of Wednesday this week, a total of 15,613 people have taken their vaccine since the roll-out of covid-19 vaccination program in Malaita province.An achievement for the provincial health however, the sad...

    50 foreign ships in July

    By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT 50 international vessels arrived in Solomon Islands in July.Chairman of the Vessel Exemption Committee, Dr Jimmie Rodgers confirmed through virtual meeting from Fiji to media during a press conference in Cabinet...

    Foreign ship not welcome back in Western Province

    BY BEN BILUAGizoPREMIER of Western Province has warned foreign cargo vessel MV Vimaru Pearl and its agent, saying the ship is not welcome in the province.MV Vimaru Pearl was on the news headlines earlier...