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Suidani calls for commission of inquiry into sea tragedy


Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani is calling on the government to establish a commission of inquiry (COI) into the MV Taimareho sea tragedy.

Sea tragedy in the shadow of COVID

DEAR EDITOR – I would not term the recent tragic incident with the Taimareho shipping as an accident or just a disaster. It should be properly designated as a direct result of blatant ignorance and carelessness in the strictest terms.

Widespread flooding 

DEAR EDITOR – Tropical Cyclone Harold has left the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu is now braced for what has developed into a monster storm with reports already reaching authorities of widespread flooding having occurred across the country and in parts of Port Vila, the capital.

What MPs get

DEAR EDITOR –The article about what the MPs get is interesting.

Suidani: survivors need trauma counseling


Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has call on the national government to send a trauma counseling team to survivors of the Taimareho sea tragedy.

Transparency Solomon Islands commends and congratulates the Central Islands Province for its 2018/19 Financial Statement clean audit report as reported in the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening press release of 6th March 2020.  Congratulations and well-done Central Islands Province. 

PM MEETS WEST ARE’ARE MP AND RELATIVES OF VICTIMS


Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has met with the MP for West Are’are constituency, Hon. John Maneniaru and relatives of victims to express his personal condolences to families and relatives of the 27 citizens who were washed overboard the MV Taimareho on Thursday 2nd April.


Australia has provided the Seif Ples Gender-Based Violence Crisis and Referral Centre with vital communication devices and additional drums of fuel to help it prepare for any COVID-19 lockdown.

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Patrol boat GIZO has withdrawn from the search for the 27 people missing from the MV Taimareho in very bad weather associated with tropical cyclone Harold in the early hours of 3 April 2020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.

SINPF BOARD IS ON TRACK TO IMPLEMENT COVID- 19 EXEMPTION ORDERS

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.

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