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COVID-19 UPDATE: Current situation – Solomon Islands

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Solomon Islands remains COVID-19 FREE as of 19th April 2020 after the two last samples sent to the Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (VIDRL) in Melbourne, Australia returned as NEGATIVE results. This confirms that of all the 13 samples collected…

YECSI signs partnership with NZ High Commission

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The Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) and the New Zealand Government were pleased to formalise a partnership to support the development of young Solomon Islanders in a signing ceremony last week. YECSI Chairlady, Ms Millicent Barty extended her appreciation…

Police appeals for murder suspect to surrender

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The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) appeals to the suspect in an alleged murder incident at Gwaiau Village in North Malaita on 20 April 2020 to surrender himself to police. This follows the death of a pregnant woman, who…

9 arrested over alleged arson incident in Malaita

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Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at Auki Police Station in Malaita Province have arrested nine suspects following an alleged arson and malicious damage incident at Masupa Village in East Are’are on 19 April 2020. The nine…

Surveying of Noah hill underway

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A land surveying company, Azimuth Surveys, has been contracted to undertake topographical and cadastral surveying of Noah Hill community, also known as Nine Ridges, above Marble Street in Honiara. The work has been made possible thanks to funding assistance of…

COVID-19: PM announces $120m Domestic Development Bond

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Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare, MP has officially announced the COVID-19 Domestic Development Bond of up-to SBD$120 Million issued by the Government and available to interested buyers. “There are up to 5 domestic interested buyers of the COVID-19 Development Bonds,…

Deputy Mayor: Enforcement Operations to continue

Deputy City Mayor Charles Chekah Aiwosuga

Deputy Mayor and Chairman for Law Enforcement Division Charles Chekah Aiwosuga says the HCC Law Enforcement Officers will continue with their operations with the Police this weekend. He said though our country is still free of the Coronavirus, measures imposed…