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Monday, August 10, 2020

MHMS plan to establish quarantine facilities at provinces

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) plans to establish quarantine facilities at the provinces...

    Choiseul Provincial Government completes PCDF funded 25-metre

    THE communities in Vuruvachu Ward (Ward 5) of North West Choiseul today starts using a 25-metre-long and 2-metre-wide footbridge constructed by the Provincial Government of Choiseul using their Provincial Capacity Development Fund...

    Chief on malicious damage charge

    POLICE in Choiseul province are awaiting the appearance of a tribal chief in the Gizo Magistrates Court on charges of alleged malicious damage and resisting police arrest after the chief was arrested on March...

    Illegal Ukraine visitor

    Choiseul police detains man for illegally crossing SI-PNG border POLICE Taro, Choiseul province, are holding a 28-year-old man from Ukraine who had illegally entered the country through the border with Papua New Guinea. Police had been...

    Kelo – a cultural practice to settle feud and make peace in Choiseul

    A traditional ceremony still practised today in Choiseul (Lauru) Province called ‘kelo’ is to bring peace, unity and strengthen relationships. During the head hunting era before Solomon Islands was colonised by Europeans, Kelo was the...

    Ship detained for illegal beach trading in Choiseul

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU GIZO THE MV Gizo NO 1 ship is being detained at Taro wharf by the Choiseul provincial government for illegal beach trading around Choiseul province. The incident occurred at Vurango Village in North Choiseul...

    Japans helps two communities via its Grassroots Human Security project

    By Tanny.E.Vahi THE Japanese Embassy has added to their growing list of assistance by issuing out two grants which will go towards boosting infrastructure development in two communities in the Solomon Islands. The recipients are; the...

    Hayward making waves

    By PETER ZOLEVEKE JNR HE might not yet be a household name to the Solomon Islands rugby community but in New Zealand, 17-year-old Andrew Hayward is making waves in...

    Voter registration update for Western and Choiseul launched

    BY JARED KOLI THE Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) has launched the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) update for Western and Choiseul province hopes to commence on November 28, 2017. The BVR exercise will be conducted in...

    Maleai chief raises concern on registering of Famoa council of chiefs

    BY GEORGINA KEKEA CHIEF Edward Kingmele of Maleai in the Shortland islands has raised his concern on the proposed plans to register the Famoa Council of Chiefs through a two-day workshop held in Gizo recently. Kingmele...

    Smoking pilot strikes again

    Plane skis to a U-turn at Taro airport, SolAir blames mechanical fault & bad runway BY BARNABAS MANEBONA SOLOMON Airlines is again under the spotlight as reports surface that a trip to Taro mid last month...