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Thursday, May 13, 2021

    Ban flights: Doctors

    -Medical association say reality is Solomon Islands is not prepared for a covid-19 outbreak-Pre-emptive measure of flight ban is crucial BY ALFRED PAGEPITU DOCTORS are calling on the national government to immediately ban all incoming...

    China’s $6m to PM

    Wale says it’s a ‘National Shameful Fund’ By EDDIE OSIFELO PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has a $6 million special discretionary fund under his belt, which China has provided. This fund is part of $6, 586, 146.40 ($800,000...

    Fugui, our Beijing ambassador

    By EDDIE OSIFELO FORMER Member of Parliament for Central Honiara, John Moffat Fugui has been endorsed by Cabinet to be Solomon Islands new ambassador to China, insiders confirm. Fugui was the chairman of Prime Minister’s bi-partisan...

    Ministry to meet airfares of terminated students: PS Rodie

    By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTRY of Education and Human Resources will meet the airfares of the six terminated students in Philippines. Permanent Secretary, Dr Franco Rodie confirmed this after the terminated were worried that government would not...

    PM urges unemployed people in Honiara to return home

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA ALL citizens not working who are living in Honiara are encouraged to return or relocate to their provinces immediately as Honiara is the most vulnerable location to Coronavirus (COVID-19) if it gets...


    -Dead Chinese mother had made phone call to husband for help: Police -Several stab wounds -Broken kitchen knife blade embedded in wound BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Police have disclosed disturbing details into Tuesday’s killing of a Chinese woman, an...

    Schools to remain closed: Rodie

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO SCHOOLS in the country will still remain closed as the emergency period is extended another four months. This was revealed to Island Sun on Tuesday 14th April by Franco Rodie, Permanent Secretary...

    Solomon Islander by blood

    Two touch-rugby world cups for New Zealand By Taromane Martin & Peter Zoleveke II THOUGH not many Solomon Islanders are known for playing rugby, there are some who have been paving and building their career in...

    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 Solomon Islands that Ministry has done nothing over the monitoring at...

    Employees of tourism industry and Soltuna to be laid off

    By EDDIE OSIFELO A growing number of employees in the tourism and fisheries sectors are being laid off as the impacts of the global covid-19 pandemic grips Solomon Islands’ economy. Soltuna company, which employed 1000-plus workers...