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Kuma: no more mistakes

ONE of the basis of developing t
he revitalised Development Bank of Solomon Islands’ (DBS) strategic plan is that the mistakes of the past will not be repeated.

2021 budget not to be tabled this year

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare says the government at this stage does not intend to bring the 2021 budget to the house as yet this year for very obvious reasons.


COMMUNITIES in the far Western border of Shortland Islands are currently experiencing food shortage due to the closure of the Western border caused by COVID-19.

No politics in T27 tragedy

THE Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare says the government is not in any way politicising the Taimareho sea (T27) tragedy as reported in the media, Thursday.

RSIPF monitors yacht sighted in Isabel Province     

The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) and other government agencies are monitoring a yacht that has been directed to sail to Kia in Isabel Province after it reported serious damage to its sailing gear, engine, and rudder and had requested assistance to be towed to a port for repair.


The citizens of Solomon Islands and those who call Solomon Islands a home should be gravely concerned about the way in which the Secretary to Prime Minister (SPM) Dr. Jimmy Rogers and the Prime Minister (PM) misled the public about the justifications about the trip to China. They said it is to repatriate Solomon indigenous people and that it is their Constitutional rights etc.  when in fact the majority of those arrived were Chinese nationals. The very small number of indigenous people on that flight are being used to bring in foreigners.

All arrivals from China last night cleared to quarantine stations

Following thorough health screening of all arrivals from the China-Honiara flight on September 02, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS), National Health Emergency Operations staff on sight have cleared all 104 passengers to their designated quarantine stations.

RSIPF arrests suspect for rape in Choiseul Province

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force in Choiseul Province have arrested and charged a 56-year-old male suspect for allegedly raping an 8-year-old girl in Panqoe Village, North Choiseul on 7 August 2020.

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Noro Police Station in Western Province have arrested and charged a 27-year-old male person on 31 August 2020 for alleged sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl on several occasions in Noro between May and June 2020.  

MHMS reacts to ‘strike’ report, assures allowance payment

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) though surprised by a media report published on Tuesday 1st of September of a looming strike by nurses, was pleased to provide a response to the article. 

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