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Thursday, May 6, 2021


    New City Council executive yet to be gazetted by PMO By EDDIE OSIFELO Newly appointed members of the Honiara City Council executive are yet to be blessed by the Prime Minister. Regardless, the new executive are already...

    Wale queries vaccine roll-out

    OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale has called on the Prime Minister to further clarify government’s roll-out of covid-19 vaccination throughout the country. Wale made this call in view of the Covid-19 situation in India that seems...

    Sinopharm vaccine update on emergency use soon

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE country is expecting World Health Organisation approval for Sinopharm vaccine emergency use soon, says Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. “We expect some updates from WHO regarding its approval for Sinopharm vaccine emergency...

    Chefoo betrays gaps in our covid preparedness: Wale

    LEADER of Opposition Matthew Wale is concerned with the actions alleged to have been taken by the shipping agent of MV Chefoo recently, which was in direct breach of the Standard Operating Procedures governing...

    One Link Director case for plea

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE case against One Link director Gerard Tauohu is listed for plea today at the Honiara Magistrate court. Tauohu earlier faced 33 counts of false pretence under the penal code, and one count...

    NPHL predeparture testing soon: PM

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE National Public Health Laboratory will soon be doing pre-departure covid-19 testing, says Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. Sogavare said so far over 1,000 tests have been done for pre-departure requirements. “All pre-departure testing...

    Bangladeshi’s case moved for May 18

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA Principal Magistrate Felix Hollison has adjourned the case of a foreign national for May 18, 2021 for mention. The accused appeared in court yesterday and had his case further adjourned. The Bangladesh national faces...

    Journos reminded to do duty with professionalism

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO LOCAL journalists in the country have been reminded to do their duties with professionalism. This call to remind journalists of their duties was echoed by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during the World...

    Journalists briefed with CAUSE project grievance redress mechanism system

    BY BEN BILUA Gizo JOURNALISTS in Gizo yesterday were briefed with Community Access and Urban Services Enhancement (CAUSE) Project’s Grievance Redress system. The discussion was held at Gizo hotel and was conducted by Kevin Teferomu – CAUSE...

    PRIVATE VIEW- Is SIPA a monopoly in the International shipping cargo tariff haul?

    I TAKE it upon myself to contribute viewpoints to ongoing discussions on matters I spend a lifetime carrier labouring to make contributions towards.  We all have a duty of care to guard and protect the...