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Monday, May 17, 2021

    High risk repa-flights scheduled for January 2021

    BY MAVIS Nishimura PODOKOLO ALL repatriation flights for high-risk countries have been planned for January 2021, says Dr Jimmie Rodgers, Secretary to Prime Minister. Rodgers uttered this during a recent covid-19 radio talkback show. “We are planning...

    New covid-19 case

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU Solomon Islands has recorded a new case of covid-19. The overall number of covid-19 cases so far is now at 20. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his nationwide address this yesterday, announced this. “Fellow citizen...

    4 new cases

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO THE country has recorded four new cases of covid-19. This brings the national tally to eight cases in total; four active, four inactive and fully recovered. All four new cases are asymptomatic, continuing...

    Chinese nationals alleged of breaching quarantine protocols yet to be charged

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA POLICE has confirmed that the two Chinese nationals alleged of having breached quarantine protocols are yet to be charged. Deputy Police Commissioner Ian Vaevaso said the investigation has been completed and the file...

    Only less than 3,000 people jabbed so far

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA As of yesterday, the pilot covid-19 vaccination programme is still to reach halfway, with just over a week to go for Honiara. Only 2,651 have been jabbed, said prime minister Manasseh Sogavare in...

    Country begins covid-19 vaccination rollout today

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands will today officially launch its vaccination programme. This historic event will take place at the central field hospital, Multipurpose Hall, Honiara. The programme begins by using AstraZeneca vaccine, which is the...

    FLOAT ON $4B

    -Government promises to help local businesses -Electricity cost down, May By EDDIE OSIFELO LOCAL businesses will receive tax incentives from Government to remain afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. Minister of Finance and Treasury, Harry Kuma revealed this when...

    Front-liners first to be vaccinated

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE first tranche of Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccines will be targeted to the country’s front-liners. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said initial application to cover the first 0.25 percent of population had been submitted to...

    Second Philippines repa-flight Nov 24

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE second repatriation flight for Solomon Islands Student in Philippines planned for November 24, 2020 still stands. Collin Beck, Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Foreigner Affairs and External Trade (MFAET), confirmed this...

    Two covid-19 cases remain positive

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA ‘TWO’ Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases of the 17 registered in Solomon Islands remain positive. The two remaining positive cases are soccer players returning from England on October 2020, confirmed Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in...