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Call for query into undeposited cash payments

Stranded locals overseas to be repatriated soon

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says once the testing capabilities for COVID-19 are established and ready for use in the country which is on schedule to be operational next week, the government will proceed to execute its repatriation plan for stranded citizens overseas.

Traffic Police impound 30 vehicles during check 

OFFICERS of the National Traffic Department of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have impounded 30 vehicles during a traffic and RBT check near the Kukum Traffic Station as part of the Covid 19 Operation Order on 1-2 May 2020.

Guadalcanal, West schools to resume classes

SECRETARY to Prime Minister Dr. Jimmy Rodgers says next week will be a busy week for education as most schools will get back to their normalities.

Ministry accused of nepotism on airport contracts

THE Ministry of Communications & Aviation (MCA) is being accused of nepotism when awarding contracts to do maintenance around the Honiara International Airport vicinity.


• Medics need PPE gears, says Dr. Kako

• Malaita yet to receive donated medical kits 

Gina wants shipping liner halted

The Premier of the Western Province (WP) David Lani Gina has expressed big disappointment over why responsible authorities has seen it right to allow a Maesrk Container liner, Conship-Way  to dock at Noro port amid ongoing  concern over the global COVID -19 pandemic.

Govt clarifies vessel issue

The Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) wishes to clarify to the public that the MV Worship Light entry into the country did not breach any COVID-19 measures.

MUP gov’t leads Kirakira clean-up

Makira Ulawa Provincial Government has spearheaded two days of clean-up of Kirakira, the provincial capital last week.

$8.7m for Cyclone Harold relief efforts

The Government has allocated SBD$8.7 million for food relief efforts caused by the recent tropical cyclone Harold. 

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