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SUSPICIOUS SACKING

June 01st, 2020
Abae accuses Sore for unfair removal of HCC ...

178 repatriated ...

June 01st, 2020
THE 178 repatriated individuals who have recently ...

Govt welcomes ...

June 01st, 2020
PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare said his ...

SORE MUST GO: ...

June 01st, 2020
HONIARA resident Stephen Maki says city clerk ...

Wale calls on ...

June 01st, 2020
The Leader of Opposition, Hon. Matthew Wale calls ...

HCC shake-up

May 31st, 2020
Councillors’ ploy to destabilise Mamae-gov’t ...

FIRST TEST NEGATIVE

May 30th, 2020
THE first in-country testing for COVID-19 has ...

PM clarifies ...

May 30th, 2020
PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has clarified ...

Mangau denies ...

May 30th, 2020
POLICE have denied receiving information relating ...

Gov’t told to act ...

May 29th, 2020
THE Malaita Provincial Government is calling on ...
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PM urged to embrace criticisms


OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale urges the prime minister to embrace criticism of government decisions made under the state of emergency powers and not to resort to threats or intimidation to silence critics. 

YECSI initiates new innovation program


GIVEN the current global COVID-19 pandemic situation dwindling and affecting ‘business-as-usual’ activities, the Young Entrepreneurs Council Solomon Islands (YECSI) has come up with an innovative approach to use technology to deliver its services and their new in-house programme “Ennovation Blo Iumi”. 

Malaita completes 24 PCDF projects


MALAITA Provincial Government (MPG) has implemented 24 out of the 35 projects approved for implementation under the 2019-2020 financial years. 

Stranded citizens in Fiji, Vanuatu arrive today


NATIONALS who have been stranded in Fiji and Vanuatu are expected back in the country today on a special Solomon Airlines flight.

Exercise boosts COVID-19 preparedness and response 


A TWO-DAY COVID-19 simulation exercise conducted by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) enabled the ministry to identify gaps to improve its preparedness and response to possible entry and outbreak of Covid-19. 

‘youSave’ opens new office


A NEW office has been opened for the National Provident Fund’s youSave saving scheme, Monday.

Police uproot marijuana plants

POLICE at the Henderson Police Station and Aola Police Post have uprooted a total of 121 marijuana plants in the Jericho area of East Central Guadalcanal on 24 May 2020.

Japan announces $216M funding


THE Government of Japan on Tuesday announced a USD$25.8 million ($216 million) in COVID 19 emergency assistance to the country.

Rodgers plays down repatriation fears


THE repatriation of nationals from Australia on Tuesday via a specially arranged flight is creating uneasiness amongst citizens who feared some of the returnees may be COVID-19 carriers.

Conflict of interest hits satellite markets


THE Government and the Honiara City Council’s intention to establish satellite market outlets in the city has been hit by claims of conflict of interest by some councillors who wished to gain from this arrangement.

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