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It’s not a lockdown: AG

ATTORNEY General of Solomon Islands, John Muria Junior says the declaration of State of Emergency here is not a lockdown, as it is happening in other neighbouring countries that have contracted the coronavirus.

Parents unhappy with Rodie’s report 

CONCERNED parents of local students studying in Fiji were not satisfied with the response given by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, Dr Franco Rodie regarding the safety and health condition of their children.

Ports offers free berth for ships

SOLOMON Ports has announced it will completely remove all domestic charges to all local vessels berthing at the Honiara domestic terminal for one month. 

NEOC in full activation mode

The National Disaster Operations Centre (NEOC) based at the National Disaster Management Officer (NDMO) is now on “Full Activation” mode following the announcement by His Excellency the Governor Generals declaring a “State of Public e-Emergency” in the Solomon Islands as of 4:00 pm on Wednesday afternoon. 

Athletics optimistic

DESPITE the cancellation of most of the sporting events in the country due to coronavirus precautionary measures, Athletics Federation of Solomon Islands is still certain their planned national championship proposed for this year will still take place.

RSIPF investigates disappearance of 1-yr-old child in Makira

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police force (RSIPF) at the Kirakira Police Station in the Makira Ulawa Province are investigating the sudden disappearance of a one-year-old male child at Hagaehu Village, east of Kirakira town, in the Makira Ulawa Province. 


45 in quarantine centres

PM to address nation today

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will address the nation today on the coronavirus.

Three new faces elected to SICCI Board

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) has two new faces on its Board of Directors, following the latest elections of Board Members.

Electoral Commission: Two By-Election Postponed

Although the Electoral Commission had initially indicated publicly that the by-Elections for Central Honiara and North East Guadalcanal Constituencies will be conducted in June, the intensity of our country-wide preparation to prevent the coronavirus from entering our country and containing it as soon as it reaches our shores, the conduct of the by-elections have been deferred until further notice.

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