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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Media urged to report accurately

CHIEF Electoral Officer Jane Waetara urges media to report with facts and responsibility...

    ‘Think again’

    Gov’t urged to stop proposed ban on FB LEADER of the Independent Group Dean Kuku urges the government to ‘call it quits’ on the proposed ban on Facebook.

    Population increases by 169,930

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE 2019 Census Provisional count recorded an increase of 169, 930, a 30.8 percent increase to the 2009 Census. The increase represents an...

    Businesses concerned over proposed facebook ban

    STRUGGLING businesses have expressed concerns over Government’s proposal to temporarily ban the world’s biggest social networking site ‘facebook’ in Solomon Islands. The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry...

    Six more nurses suspended

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO SIX nurses were suspended yesterday for misconduct in office following the sit-in protest over covid-19 allowance claims. This follows the first eight...

    Facebook ban

    Government reacts to public criticism By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Sogavare-led government is being accused of “dictatorial leadership” after Cabinet agreed on Monday to ban Facebook.

    First of two repa-flights this Thursday

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA CABINET has approved a recommendation by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Oversight Committee to allow two repatriation flights by Solomon Airlines this month November. The...

    Nurses saga

    SINA can be reinstated, suspension of 9 nurses lifted: Dr Rodgers BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO THE suspended Solomon Islands Nursing Association (SINA) can be reinstated and...

    PAC enquiry on HCC scheduled

    By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Public Accounts Committee is scheduled to hold public inquiry into the Honiara City Council audit report and 2019 budget outcomes after Parliament meeting on November...

    ESP payment process continues

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA APPROVAL, informing recipients, signing of contracts and also raising of payments on the remaining part on the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) continues this week.

    Pre-poll today ahead of Wednesday by-election

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU PRE-POLLING for certain citizens who will not be available for voting on Wednesday this week is on today. One pre-poll station will be...