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The Royal Solomon Islands Police Patrol boat GIZO has withdrawn from the search for the 27 people missing from the MV Taimareho in very bad weather associated with tropical cyclone Harold in the early hours of 3 April 2020 when travelling from Honiara to West Are’are in the Malaita Province.


The Solomon Islands National Provident Fund Board wants to thank all the members who had so far visited our designate sites at our Town Ground Property and the Honiara High School Hall for your support, cooperation, respect, and patience. You came with dignity to collect your application forms and later when you lodge your forms.

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is casting a shadow on the Solomon Islands tourism industry.

RSIPF explains anchorage of patrol boat AUKI west of Honiara

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) says one of its patrol boats the AUKI was anchored outside the Kakabona area west of Honiara last Sunday 5 April 2020 because of the recent bad weather associated with the tropical cyclone Harold.

Emergency powers: the ship tragedy

TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands is greatly saddened by the tragedy of the 27 people that went overboard as they comply with the measures that were announced by the Executive Government, going home to their province to be safe from COVID 19. 

Fishermen survive 

Two Lilisiana men in Langa Langa, Malaita Province who were caught during Friday night’s cyclone have survived after they swam for hours to the mainland from Alite reef between Ngella and Malaita.

Businesses in city warned

The Honiara City Council (HCC) has issued a warning to all retail businesses and shop owners operating in the city.

PM explains scaling down of public officers

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says the action to scale down of public servants from work is to protect the public from the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).

Tuki, qualified MP

TEMOTU Vatud Member of Parliament (MP) Freda Tuki Comua retains her seat following the dismissal of the petition lodged against her on Monday.

Wale on the State of Emergency

States of public emergencies are usually situations that a country has already found itself and with this current global pandemic of COVID-19, Solomon Islands is yet to record a positive case. 

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