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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...

COVID-19 free again

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SOLOMON Islands has reclaimed its COVID-19 free status. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare stated this in his nationwide address on Monday this week that the 20th case has now tested negative and will be released after...

Sinopharm official launch this Friday: PM

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE official launch of Sinopharm covid-19 vaccine is scheduled for this Friday following approval from the National Drugs Medicine and Therapeutic Committee. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare confirmed this yesterday in his national...

Western waits for lockdown approval

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BY BEN BILUAGizo PREMIER of Western Province says his executive has endorsed the proposed lockdown but is yet to receive latest information on the progress of the plan. Speaking to Island Sun Gizo, Christian Burley Mesepitu...

COVID-19 safety rules translated to local language

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BY BEN BILUAGizo A community elder of Simbo Island who is also a Senior Officer of Western Province has come up with an initiative to translate COVID-19 safety rules into the Simbo language. Gideon Tuke said...

Seasonal workers urged to get vax before flight

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Individuals who wish to go overseases as seasonal workers are being urged to vaccinate before leaving Solomon Islands for Australia and New Zealand. Dr Yogesh Choudhri, Advisor to Ministry of Health and...

Public urged on second Astra dose

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO INDIVIDUALS in Honiara due for their second dose of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine are being urged to get jabbed at the Central Field Hospital. Pauline McNeil, permanent secretary to Ministry of Health and...

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...

SolAir discounts holidays for the vaccinated

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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...

No COVID persons on flight

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NO COVID-19 positive persons arrived on board the repatriation flight from Fiji yesterday, the Ministry of Health says. It was responding to social media rumours that three COVID-positive persons were allowed on the flight. “These rumours...

Successful vaccination roll-out for MOI

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI MALAITA provincial health has reported a successful covid-19 vaccination programme for Malaita Outer Islands (MOI) during last week’s roll-out to communities on the atolls. Leader of the provincial health vaccination team to MOI,...