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CSSI has a qualified Dietetics & Nutrition Officer

The Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) has a qualified Dietetics & Nutrition Officer, Ms Stacy Kofela a Graduate Bachelor of Dietetics and Nutrition at the Fiji National University. She has taken her Oath or Affirmation on Enlistment at the Correctional…

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Fiji recorded 5 new cases of COVID-19

Fiji has recorded five increasingly affirmed instances of COVID-19. This brings Fiji’s absolute number of COVID-19 cases to 12. Follow The Fiji Times twitter handle @fijitimes for discussion around the official announcement by Fijis’ Prime Minister Voreqe Bainamarama. In making…

CaptureWashed away by torrential rain

On Thursday night the Solomon Islands weather office issued a tropical cyclone warning for all nine provinces as Tropical Cyclone Harold was then approaching and lay off the southeast coast of Rendova Island in the Western Province

Dear Editor, Please consider this letter. Yours sincerely, At the time of the initial weather warning, gale force winds were being experienced up to 47 knots with maximum gust of 50 -55 knots over Western, Guadalcanal, Central, South Malaita, Makira and…

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𝐑𝐒𝐈𝐏𝐅 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐝𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐲 𝐩𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐛𝐨𝐚𝐭 𝐓𝐚i𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐡𝐨

Officers from the Royal Solomon Island Police Force in Auki are now assisting the captain and crew of the boat TAiMAREHO to confirm how many people went missing from boat in the early hours of 3 April 2020 while travelling…

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Tropical cyclone warning number four

Tropical cyclone warning number four issued by the solomon islands meteorological service at 1:30 pm this aftrenoon, friday 03rd april 2020. A tropical cyclone warning is current for all provinces. At 11:00 am this morning, tropical cyclone harold (category one)…

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WALE QUESTIONS QUALITY OF PRC PPE

The Leader of Opposition, Hon. Matthew Wale questions the government’s decision to acquire personal protective equipment (PPE) from China.It is understood that the government has purchased PPE from China worth more than USD$300,000.00 paid for by the PRC government, directly…

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Ban on public officers making Media Statements

Hon. Matthew Wale cautions the government on the implications of the Emergency Powers (Covid 19) Regulations 2020, on public officers in essential services.Hon. Wale says Regulation 26 of the 2020 Emergency Regulations prohibits public officers from publishing information or statements…

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Tropical cyclone warning number three

Tropical cyclone warning number three issued by the solomon islands meteorological service at 7:30 am this morning, friday 03rd april 2020. A tropical cyclone warning is current for all provinces. At 5:00 am this morning, tropical cyclone harold (category one)…