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KG VI School dormitories ready to accommodate quarantine persons

After a week of clean-up and renovation, King George Sixth (KG VI) National Secondary School dormitories has been repurposed to accommodate persons who is compelled to undergo the compulsory 14-days quarantine.The Infrastructure Sector Committee (ISC) established under the National Disaster…

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CSSI Commends ICRC for Support

The Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) has commends the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for donating mobile phones, free of charge to CSSI today, 31 March 2020. CSSI Commissioner Gabriel Manelusi says, all social visits been suspended for…

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STIGMA CAN INCREASE SPREAD OF COVID-19

Honiara, Solomon Islands – COVID-19 is a disease caused by a virus and this virus can infect anyone. It does not choose who it wants to infect. No one is to be blamed for getting COVID-19. From its rapid spread…

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Quarantine passengers well taken care of 

The more than 60 incoming passengers who are currently undergoing the compulsory 14-days quarantine at the Institutional Quarantine Sites were well taken care of since its establishment on 25th March 2020.  Solomon Islands bound passengers were chaperoned from the arrival…

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Three new faces elected to SICCI Board

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) has two new faces on its Board of Directors, following the latest elections of Board Members. This was during the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 25th March 2020 at…

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Timely statistical info vital for policy making 

Dear Editor, Solomon Islands Herald, Please consider this letter. It allegedly seems the Solomons Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) has been handicapped since 2004 with giving timely and accurate statistical information. The country’s Government Statistician Douglas Kimi has revealed that…

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Australia and New Zealand reassure RSIPF of continuing assistance

(left – right) Michael Wood, Team Leader of the New Zealand Solomon Islands Police Support Program (SIPSP),  Mark Ney, Commander of the Australian Solomon Islands Police Development Program(SIPDP); RSIPF Acting Commissioner, Mostyn Mangau and Australian Defence Attaché in Solomon Islands,…