Category Local News

It’s here! qPCR machine arrives in Honiara

qPCR

A qPCR (quantitative polymerase chain reaction) machine funded by the Australian Government arrived safely in Honiara last night (30 April). The new machine will enable COVID-19 tests to be done locally in country. The procurement and delivery of the machine…

RSIPF reminds public about Cyber Crimes

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The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) reminds everyone to remain safe whilst accessing the internet as there are many COVID-19 online scams operating worldwide. Some are from websites that advertise fake vaccines and cures, or some operating fraudulent COVID-19…

National team coach soon to be named

Siff

A long-term coach for the national men’s football team will be named soon after a preferred candidate has been identified from more than 40 professional applicants for the top job. SIFF Technical Director, Moses Toata revealed that a suitable candidate…

Reshuffled ministers sworn-in

Hon Lanelles taking her Oath

Four Ministers of the current Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) have been sworn-in before the Governor General, Sir David Vunagi at Government House this morning. The swearing-in ceremony now formalized their appointments to the respective ministries they have been…

Policy reprioritization exercise conducted

All Government Ministries under the Resources and Productive Sectors have recently went under a reprioritization exercise. This is in response to the different measures taken by the Government in light of the COVID-19 pandemic currently affecting the world. A statement…

Mayor clarifies Naha Satellite Market

Guadalcanal Premier Peter Araunisaka left and new City Mayor Wilson Maemae pose for photo

The Naha satellite market in Vura ward has been part of a long term plan for the current HCC Governance. Mayor Wilson Mamae said in a statement in response to the article published in the Solomon Star newspaper in regards…