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Saturday, July 24, 2021

    Doctor makes SOS call amid ‘diabetes crisis’

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO A local prominent doctor is appealing to the government to set up non-communicable disease (NCD) clinics around the country. This is in light of the exponential growth of NCD in the country,...

    NCDs impacting services and resources at NRH

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Diabetes and non-communicable diseases (NCD) are heavily impacting the limited resources and services at the national referral hospital (NRH). This was uttered by Dr George Malefoasi Chief, NRH executive officer at the...

    Sex with underage unlawful, even with consent: Court

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA CHIEF Justice Sir Albert Palmer has reiterated that sex with an under-age girl is against the law. Sir Albert, in sentencing an accused who entered a guilty plea on the charge of sexual...

    Respiratory virus dominates Honiara

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE surveillance screening exercise conducted by the Ministry pf Health and Medical have found that respiratory symptom Virus is predominant in urban Honiara. This was confirmed by Prime Minister yesterday in his...

    New MOUs with Morocco

    SOLOMON Islands High Commissioner to Australia, Robert Sisilo, and the non-resident Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to Solomon Islands, Karim Medrek, signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) and an Agreement to enhance the...

    Gov’t ignores Suidani’s treatment request

    BY EDDIE OSIFELO MALAITA Premier Daniel Suidani is now in Australia seeking life-saving medical treatment after the national government ignored a doctor’s recommendation to assist the premier in his travel and treatment. With support of friends...

    Gov’t on $21.9m Mamara request

    THE Government says it is yet to make any formal agreement with Metropolis Mamara Development Ltd to buy houses for public Servants that are under construction at the Mamara New City, west of Honiara. Permanent...

    Tourism deal

    First tranche of $2m loan available BY CHARLES KADAMANA Ministry of Culture and Tourism have signed $2 million guarantee support scheme with Development Bank of Solomon Islands (DBSI) to support local tourism operators yesterday. The grant agreement...


    Owners of MV Taimareho land in court for sea tragedy of April 3, 2020 BY JENNIFER KUSAPA OWNERS of passenger vessel MV Taimareho are facing criminal charges in the High Court, one year after the sea...

    Noro land issue

    Lands Board supports commissioner, Pari hits back clarifying misleading statements BY ALFRED PAGEPITU The Land Board on Tuesday this week gave its full support to the Commissioner of Lands for taking action to forfeit Fixed Term...