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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    PM covid-vaccine pledge gains British envoy approval

    BRITISH High Commissioner to Solomon Islands Dr Brian Jones has spoken highly of the Prime Minister for raising his hands to be among the first to be vaccinated in the country. The acknowledgement was made...

    Statisticians ready for visitor arrivals

    STATISTICIANS from the National Statistics Office (NSO) are fully prepared to start collecting data of Visitor Arrivals in the Solomon Islands after a refresher course conducted at the office on Friday 12th March 2021. Florence...


    By EDDIE OSIFELO LOCAL tourism operators in the country were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic when Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare declared a State of Public Emergency in March 2020. Their businesses which heavily relied on...

    MHMS boosts presence in western border

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services is stepping up its presence at the Western Border due to the worrying covid-19 situation in PNG and Bougainville. Incident Controller to the Health ministry, Dr...

    MPA concerned with border crossers

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU Choiseul province government is wary of the high risk of covid-19 entering the country via the western border. Ward 12 MPA, Nerio Ulemiki voiced concern on how traditional border crossers from Western region...

    Country pays tribute to Sir Michael Somare

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU THE Papua New Guinea / Solomon Islands community joined the Pacific in remembering the life of one of the most iconic leaders in the region, Grand Chief Sir Michael Thomas Somare in...

    Winrock holds session with Malaita Public Accounts Committee

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) under the Malaita Provincial Assembly held an information sharing session with Winrock SCALE-NRM Deputy Chief of Party, Dr Morgan Wairiu last week in Auki. PAC chairman, and MPA...

    MFMR Conducts Awareness on Fisheries Regulations

    THE Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR), Inshore Fisheries Division team have successfully completed a two-weeks awareness on the Fisheries Management (Prohibited activities) Regulations 2018 in Honiara. The team conducted an awareness program at...

    More awareness paramount: Justice Bird

    BY BEN BILUA JUSTICE Maelyn Bird says there is a great need to educate women of their rights and freedom from violence. She made the statement during the Women in Law Breakfast which was held at...

    Record of interview was fair: Court

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA THE court has ruled that the record of interview on a man accused of faking his own death to obtain thousands of dollars from a local pharmacy was carried out fairly. The accused,...