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Australia funds testing machine 


The Australian Government is funding the procurement and delivery of a new COVID-19 testing machine to enable in-country testing in the Solomon Islands.

RSIPF arrests a director of Onelink Pacifica

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) in Honiara have arrested one of the Onelink Pacifica directors on 30 March 2020 following a complaint raised by mentors and customers who are struggling to have their shares paid by the director.

Malaita pays over $100k in retirement packages 


Malaita Provincial Government on Tuesday paid a sum of $112, 249, 62 to 14 provincial workers who voluntarily retired under the current provincial retirement exercise. 

Manetiva on COVID-19 strategies


CENTRAL Islands Premier Stanley Manetiva says that his province is looking at certain emergency regulations under the emergency powers following the state of emergency declaration with regards to the threats posed by COVID-19. 

Emergency leave for public servants

THE Solomon Islands Government (SIG) has on Tuesday authorised that all public servants serving under non-essential services will have to take emergency paid leave of absence as part of its strategy to mitigate local transmission of COVID-19 once it reaches Honiara and other provincial headquarters.

Guangdong to send masks, protective garments


GUANGDONG Province of the People’s Republic of China has expressed its commitment to provide support to the government and people of Solomon Islands.

HCC scales down operation

The Honiara City Council (HCC) is scaling down its non-essential services based on the assessment of the City Clerk.

COVID-19 BATTLE

PRC donates USD $300K for laboratory equipment

Malaita to appoint a day of prayer


Malaita Province will soon assign a day in August as a day of prayer for the province.

RSIPF prepares officers in Renbel Province for COVID-19 


Sharing of cigarettes, betel nut, and lime, playing ludo on the same device and spiting of betel nut must be stopped to protect yourself from coronavirus (COVID-19).

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