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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,…

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RSIPV Auki remains in Vanuatu

Officers on board the Royal Solomon Islands Police Vessel (RSIPV) Auki are fine after supporting RVS TUKORO and anchored outside the patrol boat base in Port Vila, in the Republic of Vanuatu after operating within the islands to the southern…

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MHMS SENDS SUSPECTED COVID-19 SAMPLES TO AUSTRALIA

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services today confirmed three persons is being investigated for possible suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. One suspected sample has been taken and sent on Tuesday (Yesterday) and arrived in Australia today (Wednesday). In addition two…

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HEALTH IS WEALTH -WEALTH IS NOT HEALTH

Key points Option 1: Stop flights Option 2: Prepare Institutional Quarantine places to Quarantine all incoming passengers. The level of epidemic Solomon Islands is at now is we have no case as yet which mean we MUST PREVENT IT FROM…

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Third COVID – 19 Suspected Case Tests Negative

Results of the third suspected Coronavirus case of Solomon Islands that was sent to Australia over the weekend has tested Negative. This is the last of the three sample tests received to date, all of which have tested Negative. The…

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Tourism Solomons – COVID-19 Update

The Solomon Islands Government has announced new measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective immediately, any foreign national travelling from or transiting through a country identified as ‘restricted’ immediately before or on the day they arrive in the Solomon Islands…