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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

‘GIFT tilapia is ready for Solomon Islands

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia...

Doctor repeats call for his daughters’ return

BY NED GAGAHE Dr Jack Siwainao has repeated...

GSD continues to monitor aftershocks

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Geological Survey Division...

EDITORIAL- A health care crisis is upon us

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PICTURES of patients lying helplessly on the floor of the National Referral Hospital (NRH) in Honiara have gone viral on social media. The scene was not only sad, but also provocative. NRH is the nation’s top...

EDITORIAL- Road work must start unhindered

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FINAL documents for Phase II of the Kukum Highway Upgrading Project were signed in Honiara Monday this week. Japan is funding the multi-million dollar road project. It’s a continuation from phase I, which runs from the...

Sex education a must

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THE latest report by the RSIPF media on the alleged sexual intercourse by a 70-year-old man with a six-year-old girl is just not on. This animalistic act should not be tolerated and tougher sentences should...

EDITORIAL- A province with lots of potential

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AS a province, Isabel turned 37th yesterday. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is in provincial capital Buala to be part of the Second Appointed Day celebrations. He travelled by patrol boat, arriving there yesterday afternoon. Official celebrations will...

Are we a country of thieves?

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THE first of the arrivals of cruise boats to our shores has taken place yesterday at the Point Cruz International wharf. Namely Caledonia Sky and Ocean Dream, the visit yesterday by these two boats...

Independence and the role of the Media

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THE role of media in society is very crucial. Media is an important pillar of our democracy. It holds government officials, public figures as well as organisations and corporations accountable. To maintain that standard, it must not...

Women press for progress, so do men

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INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day (IWD) is fast approaching and once again achievements of women past and present will be celebrated with the theme “Press for Progress”. Solomon Islands women have come a long way in a...

EDITORIAL-What is the Minister of Home Affairs waiting for?

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WHY are we still talking about the current Honiara City Council (HCC) executive? By now, we should be discussing a competent authority appointed to run the affairs of the council. We should be talking about how...

EDITORIAL-Let’s maintain our COVID-free status

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PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare yesterday demonstrated true leadership when he took the first COVID-19 vaccine jab. This came after he launched the COVID-19 rollout program in Honiara. Sogavare did that to prove to the nation and...
Covid-19

COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION RISK LOW: PM

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BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO DESPITE the climbing number of covid-19 cases, the risk of community transmission remains low. Government is quick to reassure citizens of this, following yesterday’s announcement of a third case of covid-19. Prime Minister...