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  • 07
  • Apr


States of public emergencies are usually situations that a country has already found itself and with this current global pandemic of COVID-19, Solomon Islands is yet to record a positive case. 

  • 07
  • Apr


Malaita Premier Daniel Suidani has shed tears with survivors of MV Taimareho at Su'u in West Kwaio over the weekend in an emotional encounter.

  • 07
  • Apr


MALAITA Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has called on the DCGA government to sack the Director of Political Administration in the Caucus Office Samson Fasisi for a foul word believed to be directed at his administration.

  • 07
  • Apr


Says Search & Rescue division is inefficient

  • 06
  • Apr

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the deadline for applications for the Australia Awards 2021 intake has been extended from 30 April 2020 to 30 June 2020. Successful applicants will (travel restrictions allowing) commence study in Australia in mid-2021 or early 2022.

  • 06
  • Apr


CHRIST the King Parish at Gilbert Camp, East Honiara has joined the rest of the Christians throughout the nation to celebrate Palm Sunday at their local church on Sunday morning.

  • 06
  • Apr

MEMBERS of the public are rallying support calling for a commission of inquiry (COI) to be established to find out why the ill-fated trip by MV Taimareho was allowed to set sail at the eve of a cyclone on Thursday evening.

  • 06
  • Apr


AIR Vanuatu’s jet aircraft Boeing 737-800 has landed at the Henderson International Airport on Sunday to seek shelter as the tropical Cyclone Harold hits parts of Vanuatu.

  • 06
  • Apr


Community members at Mount Austen in East Honiara are calling on the Honiara City Council (HCC) and health authorities to stop the human cremation which has been ocurring frequently.

  • 06
  • Apr

The Government’s proposed stimulus package to cushion any negative impacts on the national economy is expected to be presented to Cabinet next week.

  • 06
  • Apr

A total of five dead bodies have recovered today (5 April 2020) during the search for the 27  people missing from the MV Taimareho in West Are'are, Malaita Province during heavy seas associated with Tropical Cyclone Harold early last Friday.

  • 05
  • Apr


A TOTAL of 27 people have been confirmed missing as of yesterday afternoon believed to be washed overboard M.V Taimareho on its way from the capital Honiara to West Area’are in the early hours of 3rd April 2020.

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