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Gov’t urged to monitor package

THE Government is being warned that if proper monitoring and evaluation mechanisms are not in place, the $309 million stimulus package will neither achieve nor fully satisfy its intended objective.

Pilot undergoes 14-day compulsory quarantine

A pilot is currently undergoing 14 days compulsory quarantine at the Guadalcanal Beach Resort Institutional Quarantine Facility at the Henderson airport area.

Gov’t re-allocates resources

ALL government ministries have recently conducted a reprioritization exercise under the Resource and Productive Sector.

In Court with Assumpta

  • Woman escapes possible jail term
  • Male 23, jailed for public disorder
  • ‘Stealing is a result of laziness”

Bus driver, owner charged

POLICE at the National Traffic Centre have charged the driver and the owner of a bus involved in a traffic accident in Honiara 4 May 2020.

$20M each to Solair, DBSI

SOLOMON Airlines and the soon to open Development Bank of Solomon Islands (DBSI) will each receive $20 million under the stimulus package Prime Minister Sogavare unveiled, Monday.

SINU told to review date of resumption 

OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale calls on SINU (Solomon Islands National University) to review the decision to delay the resumption of classes to 3rd August 2020.  


• Wale warns against suspending Suidani gov’t

• Malaita to respond to letter from Minister

Counselling team abolishes mission

A TRAUMA and counselling team sent by the National Government to affected families of MV Taimareho sea tragedy was not allowed to carry out their program in West Are’are area.

PM launches economic stimulus package

THE Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) has launched the much-awaited first round Economic Stimulus Package (ECP) of $SBD309 million to address the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the country’s economy.

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