Travel ban?

Health ministry suggests the surest temporary means of protecting Solomon Islands, all eyes on cabinet to decide BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Ministry of health and medical...

SI in ‘high risk’ areas, prevention efforts continue

BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Solomon Islands is grouped with the ‘high risk’ areas regarding the coronavirus and work has started to stop it reaching the country, health official says.

200 to 300 new cancer cases per year: NRH

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO SOLOMON Islands records between 200 and 300 new cancer cases a year, it is reported. Dr Soma, the country’s very own Oncologist serving at...

4 held in Rennell

Asians quarantined in mining operation in Renbel province suspected of China corona virus BY BARNABAS MANEBONA and ALFRED PAGEPITU FOUR men are being held in isolation...

MHMS condemns speculation on social media

MHMS condemns speculation on social media BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has rubbished speculation on social media that the coronavirus has reached...

‘Need to do more’

WALE urges government to watch incoming vessels and students in China The Leader of Opposition, Matthew Wale, calls on the government to do more in dealing with the Wuhan coronavirus...

Flu in cabinet

Government work plan to counter coronavirus THE National Government through the Ministry Of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) with other agencies is taking a leading role to manage...

HCC going tough

13 betel nut sellers arrested By Mike Puia THIRTEEN betel nut vendors were arrested and in custody as Honiara City Council (HCC) enforce tough measure against those illegally...

Health ministry advises caution amid report of quarantined coronavirus suspects in Rennell

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has advised public especially in Rennell island, Renbel province, to practice caution and respect quarantine boundaries amid report that four crewmen of a Bintan...

Leprosy alert

Honiara tops ‘most settlements with reported cases’, 3 provinces top list across country   BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO THREE provinces have reported the most cases of leprosy, and the nation’s capital Honiara sits on top as having...


Important role of Labour Mobility Oversight Committee

THE Labour Mobility Oversight Committee (LMOC) has an important role in Labour mobility.

Gov’t hands $800K towards Aussie bush fire

By Mike Puia THE government last night handed SBD$800,000 towards the Australia...

Australia opens up for Solomon Islands

BY ALFRED PAGEPITU AUSTRALIA is considering ‘further opening up its doors’ to Solomon Islanders, it is reported. This is...

Indonesia pushes for an umbrella framework cooperation agreement with Solomon Islands

By Alfred Sasako   INDONESIA'S Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Adriana Supandy, has revealed his country wants an Umbrella Framework...

PM to produce PIF report to Cabinet

By EDDIE OSIFELO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will present the report of the government’s trip to the recent...

Aust announces $11m funding for marine pollution

BY CHARLES KADAMANA In Funafuti, Tuvalu THE Australian government has announced SBD$11m for the Pacific Regional Environment programme to...
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