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Churches remain silent on Sino-SI security pact

By EDDIE OSIFELOTWO umbrella bodies of churches...

Mala carrying out survey on self determination

BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiThe Malaita provincial government is...

Schools urged to cut costs

By EDDIE OSIFELOMINISTRY of Education and Human...

Aligegeo covid-19 centre awaits inspection

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKI    Malaita is expecting its new covid-19 centre to open soon.Reports say the centre is only awaiting inspection, before it can be approved for opening.Chairman of Malaita PDOC, Inspector Charles Eddie Koto told...

Leader says COVID response mechanisms fail in Western Province

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BY BEN BILUAGizoA prominent leader in the Western Province says the province’s COVID-19 mechanisms has failed and this has contributed to accumulating cases.In an inclusive interview with Island Sun Gizo Office, Moffat Maeta said...

Fake vax card users stopped in Malaita

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIMalaita health authorities have intercepted people using counterfeit covid-19 vaccination cards.These people have reportedly been using the fake cards to travel freely between the province and Honiara.Chairman of Malaita’s EOC, Dr Rex...

23 health workers unvaccinated

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO21 nurses and two Doctors from the National Referral Hospital have refused vaccination for reasons of their own.Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health Pauline McNeil mentioned this before the Public...

Covid-19 incidence drops in Malaita

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIMalaita province is seeing a drop in covid-19 new cases, with many reportedly having recovered.The province’s health authority says current trends show a vast improvement after two months of battling with the...

17 in quarantine test positive

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOSEVENTEEN of the 179 people serving their mandatory quarantine period within the different quarantine stations in Honiara have tested positive for COVID-19.Minister for Health and Medical Services, Dr Culwick Togamana said...

Worrying future as economy shrinks

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BY BEN BILUAGizoTHE country’s Macro Poverty Outlook shows a worrying future for the country’s populace.According to the report, the economy is expected to shrink by -2.9 percent in 2022, reflecting the negative impact of...
Corona

ALL EYES ON COVID VARIANTS

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Health focuses on preventing new threatBY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Ministry of Health and Medical Service says it remained focused on putting together efforts to prevent the entry of any new variants of covid-19 and...

People in West told to prepare for lockdown

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BY BEN BILUAGizoWESTERN Provincial Disaster Operation Committee has called on people to stay alert and prepare for any immediate lockdown.WPDOC gave out the message following reports of increasing cases in the province, thus the...

Vaccination coverage hits 470k doses administered

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE country’s vaccination progress has seen about 473,000 doses administered so far.This was confirmed by Dr. Yogesh Choudhri, technical advisor for the Ministry of Health and Medical Services.“As of last week...