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Suidani: Don't accept Coronavirus kits from China 

MALAITA Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has recently cautioned the National Government not to accept Coronavirus kits from China in light of the government’s plea for assistance in safety and protective equipment to fight against the Coronavirus Pandemic.

SICCI: Virus has serious impact on economy

THE coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a significant impact on businesses and the economy, the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) says.

Locals in Fiji urged to stay at home

SOLOMON Islanders residing in Fiji have been urged to keep safe and stay at home as Fiji announces two new positive cases of the coronavirus in Suva yesterday.

High demand for betel-nut pushes up inflation 

The country’s inflation better known as the change in the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) has rose +5.1 percent to 112.4 in January 2020 with rising demand for betel-nut coupled with a general rise in prices of main goods and services have propelled the upturn.

Officers from the Royal Solomon Island Police Force in Auki are now assisting the captain and crew of the boat TAEMAREHO to confirm how many people are missing from the boat MV Taemareho in the early hours of 3 April 2020 while travelling from Taivu to Aiarai in West Are ‘are in Malaita Province.

Guadalcanal Premier Calls for Extension of Quarantine Period 

THE Guadalcanal Premier is calling on the National Government to extend the quarantine period of 14 to 28 days. 

MV Taimareho: Sea Tragedy

Dozens still missing at sea

Ministry of Health receives 11th NEGATIVE COVID-19 test result

The latest test result for COVID-19 in Solomon Islands has come back negative. This is the eleventh outstanding suspected case, with two more still pending. All eleven cases to date had been sent to Australia for testing.


Australia reaffirms support to fight virus

RSIPF advises public to take care as TC Harold affects SI

The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) strongly advises members of the public to take extra care as the country experiences bad weather related to Tropical Cyclone (TC) Harold currently located between Rennell and Bellona Province and West Guadalcanal early this morning.

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