Solomon Islands Business News - Solomon Star News


Stimulus package dateline likely to extend

THE deadline to submit an application for the Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) will be on the 26th of June 2020 but it is likely to be extended.


MORE than 300 locals and expatriates are expected to travel back into the country via the two governments’ sanctioned flights next week.

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at the Gizo Police Station in Western Province have arrested and charged an 18-year-old Form 4 female student at Eleoteve Community High School on Vella la Vella Island in Western Province on 17 June 2020.

Police investigate suspicious death in Malaita Province

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Auki, Malaita Province are investigating the suspicious death of a 25-year-old male person at Kiu Village in West Are’Are on 20 June 2020.


High school girl gives birth, then suffocates baby

Media to report responsibly: PM 

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has called on the media to be more responsible and to exercise the required ethics and standards that is expected of them. 

Solomon Islands clarify misleading statement on USP crisis

The Solomon Islands Government wishes to clarify the misleading statement contained in the Solomon Star and Island Sun Newspapers published on 19th June 2020. 


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.

Status of COVID-19 Isolation Wards at NRH

Following media enquiries regarding one of the Isolation wards at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) as not meeting the required standard to isolate COVID-19 patients, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) is pleased to provide an update to this enquiry as it is important that truthful, accurate, complete and up to date information is disseminated to the public especially at this time of the state of emergency.


Three Expatriates evaluated for risk of COVID-19

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