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Vessels granted exemption to travel to Provinces

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Vessels travelling to provinces with much needed cargos including food and fuel have started leaving Honiara under strict conditions through an arrangement by the Solomon Islands Maritime Authority (SIMA), N-DOC Infrastructure Sector Committee, Health, and with coordination to Provincial Disaster…

Fisherman still missing

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A male person went fishing still not return home as expected  A male person from Aorigi village in Makira-Ulawa Province who went on a fishing trip on 7 February 2022 did not returned home as expected. Provincial Police Commander (PPC)…

PRC expert team here for feasibility studies

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Upon invitation by the Government of Solomon Islands, in the context of surging cases of COVID-19 in the country, an expert team of four from the People’s Republic of China have arrived in Honiara.   The expert team is here to…

Remove oversight committee: Wale tells PM

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LEADER of Opposition Matthew Wale has called on the Prime Minister to immediately remove the oversight committee, and restructure the Covid response approach. Hon Wale said the oversight committee has failed miserably in the last two years. The Opposition Leader…

Ungaiabu tribal land in East Malaita ready for development

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Rural Development Allan Daonga hands over legally signed copy of payment document to Ungaiabu Trust Board representative and landowner Barnabas Maelimani. Looking on from behind is East Malaita MP and DPM Manasseh Maelanga and his CDO Gabriel Rockson.

“MP says Actions speaks louder” East Malaita Constituency is preparing to get the foundation work on their modern style mini-hospital after the official goodwill payment was done to Ungaiabu tribal landowner in Honiara on Tuesday 18th January 2022. The handover…

All vaccination sites in Honiara closed

Over the past few days, we've seen the influx of people(Honiara Residents) to the vaccination sites and unfortunately, CoVid measures such as social distancing have not been practiced. 

Over the past few days, we’ve seen the influx of people(Honiara Residents) to the vaccination sites and unfortunately, CoVid measures such as social distancing have not been practiced.  The overcrowding sparked constructive debates on social media and some concerned citizens…