Solomon Islands Regional News - Solomon Star News


Closure of roadside markets

DEAR EDITOR – I had the misfortune to travel the West Kola'a road on Monday and Tuesday.

Let’s live for each other at this time

AS we wait for the Government to announce further actions it will take to combat the coronavirus during the state of public emergency, let’s be vigilant and on alert.

‘SINPF must step in’

AN economist and former top public servant say the Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) should allow members to withdraw part of their savings with the fund.

Guadalcanal chiefs ban Vehicles entries 

FOLLOWING the ‘State of Emergency’ declaration made by the Governor-General Sir David Vunagi on Wednesday chiefs in North West Guadalcanal have restricted vehicles traveling from Honiara to the region.

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. 

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