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  • 25
  • May


PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has downplayed the recent commentaries in the media about the government using the State of Emergency for their own conveniences.

  • 22
  • May


NO law can stop the mentally ill patients who needed care walking the streets of Honiara during the 36-hour lockdown under the heavy presence of police force with severe penalties.

  • 20
  • May


THE Ministry of Infrastructure and Development (MID) plans to reequip the MID Civil Support Unit (CSU) in Malaita Province, says Permanent Secretary Stephen Maesiola. 

  • 20
  • May


PRIME Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare, MP has called on citizens and all residents living in the Honiara Emergency Zone to observe the 36- hour lockdown seriously.

  • 20
  • May


MEMBERS of the Police Response Team (PRT) have threatened to stand down over the $50 daily allowance they were being paid for manning our border with Papua New Guinea.

  • 20
  • May


The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) operation to enforce the COVID-19 lockdown in the declared Emergency Zone from Poha to Alligator Creek has begun this morning with officers deployed to assist with the movement of people from Honiara City safely to their homes before the lockdown starts at 6 pm this evening.

  • 20
  • May


Kina: questionable action 
warrants investigation

  • 19
  • May


The Leader of Opposition Hon. Matthew Wale calls on the government to take note of the issue raised by the Chief Magistrate on the lack of coordinates for the boundary of the Emergency Zone which now also the area of focus for the upcoming lockdown.

  • 19
  • May


THE Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government under the leadership of Premier Daniel Suidani has been called on to clear the long-overdue mess created by the previous provincial executives.

  • 19
  • May

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force, (RSIPF) National Traffic Department have recorded a total of 38 traffic incidences in the period 8 to 14 May 2020 in Honiara compared to the previous week when a total of 49 cases were reported.

  • 19
  • May

THE COVID-19 situation in the country is affecting normal health services at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) resulting in unnecessary deaths since attention is solely focused on emergency cases only.

  • 19
  • May


THE Government has clarified the question of ‘why it is necessary for a lockdown’.

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