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Solomon Ports farewells longest serving staff

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Solomon Ports this week fare welled its longest serving staff, Mr. Chris Tugumana at SIPA headquarters in Point Cruz, Honiara. Members of SIPA’s finance department organized the event to Farwell their colleague, who served as the SOE’s paymaster for 38…

PM announces schools reopening

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Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare, MP has reiterated the dates for schools to reopen. “The Government after much consideration has decided that most schools will resume on April 27th 2020, which is Monday next week. However, it must be made…

WHO supports hospital isolation centres

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The two COVID-19 isolation centres at National Referral Hospital (NRH) are now almost fully equipped, with the delivery this week of medical supplies and equipment worth more than SBD$400,000 by the World Health Organization, Solomon Islands, with support from the…

COVID-19 UPDATE: SITUATION OVERVIEW

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On March 25th 2020 His Excellency the Governor General declared a State of Public Emergency in Solomon Islands.  This follows on from the WHO’s declaration of COVID-19 as a global pandemic on March 11, pointing to the over 118,000 cases…

Police probes 2 unlawful wounding incidents in Choiseul

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Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at Taro are investigating two alleged unlawful wounding incidents which happened at two different villages on Wagina Island in Choiseul Province during the past few days. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Choiseul…