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‘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.

Locals stranded in the US

EIGHT young Solomon Islanders who have been attending a one-year International Leadership Program in the United States are still stranded in the State of Georgia.

Why no masks?

WHILST the arrival of the stranded nationals at the Henderson International Airport sends ripples of uneasiness amongst the public, some government officials are seen on the tarmac without protective gear especially masks.

Stranded nationals back, straight to ‘Q’ centres

NATIONALS stranded in Australia has managed to touch down safely at the Honiara International Airport at Henderson from Brisbane and headed straight to the quarantine centres, Tuesday.

Final petition dismissed

WEST Are’are Member of Parliament John Maneniaru has retained his seat after the petition lodged against him was dismissed on Tuesday.


Premier Gina wants statehood now for province

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