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Friday, December 3, 2021

    Ministry: Star report on girl’s Covid jab claim misleading

    THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has condemned last week’s newspaper report of a young girl in Malaita who claimed to have her arm turned magnetic, attracting android phone and other metal...

    West Honiara donates to hospital staff party

    BY EDDIE OSIFELOWEST Honiara Constituency has donated $10,000 to the Emergency Department at National Referral Hospital yesterday to support its award ceremony and Christmas party.This came after the Emergency Department has sent an appeal...

    Miss SI to promote menstrual hygiene management in schools

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLOTHE reigning Miss Solomon Islands, Ms Emily Chan has reaffirmed commitment to work for women and girls to support and promote Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in every school in the country.She...

    Fake vaccination cards discovered

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOAN investigation is being launched after fake vaccination cards were reportedly discovered.This as the country continues to face a slow vaccination rate.Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr Jimmie Rodgers confirmed this...

    PNG raises red flag, a great risk for SI

    BY BEN BILUAGizoTHERE is need to mount extra effort at the Western Border as Papua New Guinea is expecting a third wave of COVID-19 next month or September.Ppua New Guinea has raised a red...

    PM’s wife given $400K food contract

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOShadel Café, a business registered to the wife of prime minister Manasseh Sogavare, has been given the lucrative contract to provide catering for Solomon Ports (SIPA).This follows the termination of Red...

    Gizo hospital opens to all, says Health

    HEALTH authorities have clarified that Gizo Hospital, Western Province, is opened to all and not only to those who are vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccines."Rumour that Gizo hospital is only providing medical services to those...

    Frontliners walk-out

    No Jab no job effect hits NRHBY MAVIS N PODOKOLOA number of frontline workers at the National Referral Hospital who refused to be vaccinated have left their job due a memo urging mandatory vaccination...


    Hospital moves to replace doctors who refuse to take COVID vaccineBy EDDIE OSIFELOTHREE top anti-vax doctors at the National Referral Hospital did not turn up for work following Government’s ‘No Jab, No Job’ policy...

    50 foreign ships in July

    By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT 50 international vessels arrived in Solomon Islands in July.Chairman of the Vessel Exemption Committee, Dr Jimmie Rodgers confirmed through virtual meeting from Fiji to media during a press conference in Cabinet...