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Vehe explains ministry stand on Blue Economy

By EDDIE OSIFELOMINISTRY of Mines, Energy and...

Lots of prizes 2022 SolRice rugby comp

BY IRWIN ANGIKIThis year is set for...

HRUA lauds major rugby sponsor SolRice

BY IRWIN ANGIKIThe Honiara Rugby Union Association...

Aust-Solomons tackle COVID-19 with boost to testing capability.

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Australia has delivered a new GeneXpert machine and 400 testing cartridges to assist the National Referral Hospital’s (NRH) molecular laboratory to diagnose COVID-19.This machine can return COVID-19 test results within an hour. It can...

COVID BREACH

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Health workers question ‘minister’s interference’BY MAVIS N. PODOKOLO HEALTH minister Dr Culwick Togamana reportedly ignored COVID-19 protocols when he cleared without the knowledge of frontline workers a passenger ship that arrived from Isabel Province yesterday...

Malaita covid-19 cases stands at 994

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIMalaita province’s number of covid-19 cases stands at 994, but reports say this could increase in the coming days.Chairman of EOC Malaita, Dr Rex Maukera told this paper yesterday new cases have...

Gov’t to address plight of Shortland villagers

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By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Government has assured the people of Shortlands, Western Province, it will attend to their food shortage issue.The assurance came after a group of 50 people of Shortlands breached the border restrictions...

Auki passengers to be swabbed before boarding

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiEMERGENCY Operation Centre for covid-19 at Kilu’ufi hospital has arranged a RAT swabbing test at Auki wharf for passengers boarding MV Taimareho on her return trip to Honiara.    Chairman of EOC Malaita, Dr...

Covid-19 awareness in Malaita continues

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKICHAIRMAN of EOC Malaita, Dr Rex Maukera said the province’s awareness programme about covid-19 is continuing.Recently, communities in Central Kwara’ae requested continued updates to the current covid-19 situation.Maukera told this paper yesterday...

Vaccination continues in Auki

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiAuki’s Central field vaccination centre at the NDMO office has relocated into the heart of Auki town and began operation yesterday.The relocation of the centre is for the travelling public to access...

Wale urges gov’t to attend to plight of Shortlanders

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OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale has called on the government to urgently address the humanitarian situation in the Shortland Islands.Wale said recent media reports of people crossing the border from Shortlands to Bougainville in search...

Renbel reports new covid-19 cases

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLORenbel province has reported new covid-19 cases.Bellona island has registered 22 new cases, Dr Yogesh Choudhri, technical advisor to the Ministry of Health (MHMS) told Island Sun yesterday.Island Sun, meanwhile, last...

Malaita’s covid-19 cases stand at 959

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIChairperson of EOC Malaita, Dr Rex Maukera has told this paper that as of yesterday covid-19 cases for the province stood at 959 active cases.He said the figure presented cases from all...