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Malaita pays over $100k in retirement packages 

Malaita Provincial Government on Tuesday paid a sum of $112, 249, 62 to 14 provincial workers who voluntarily retired under the current provincial retirement exercise. 

Manetiva on COVID-19 strategies

CENTRAL Islands Premier Stanley Manetiva says that his province is looking at certain emergency regulations under the emergency powers following the state of emergency declaration with regards to the threats posed by COVID-19. 

Emergency leave for public servants

THE Solomon Islands Government (SIG) has on Tuesday authorised that all public servants serving under non-essential services will have to take emergency paid leave of absence as part of its strategy to mitigate local transmission of COVID-19 once it reaches Honiara and other provincial headquarters.

Guangdong to send masks, protective garments

GUANGDONG Province of the People’s Republic of China has expressed its commitment to provide support to the government and people of Solomon Islands.

HCC scales down operation

The Honiara City Council (HCC) is scaling down its non-essential services based on the assessment of the City Clerk.


PRC donates USD $300K for laboratory equipment

Malaita to appoint a day of prayer

Malaita Province will soon assign a day in August as a day of prayer for the province.

RSIPF prepares officers in Renbel Province for COVID-19 

Sharing of cigarettes, betel nut, and lime, playing ludo on the same device and spiting of betel nut must be stopped to protect yourself from coronavirus (COVID-19).

Athletes abroad safe

SOLOMON Islands sports athletes living overseas are safe from the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to reports reaching Star Sports.

‘Stigma can increase spread of virus’

The Ministry of Health has warned members of the public to not discriminate against people who may have the coronavirus (COVID-19) because this may further spread the disease.

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