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Observe lockdown seriously: PM Sogavare

PRIME Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare, MP has called on citizens and all residents living in the Honiara Emergency Zone to observe the 36- hour lockdown seriously.

PRT wants allowance up

MEMBERS of the Police Response Team (PRT) have threatened to stand down over the $50 daily allowance they were being paid for manning our border with Papua New Guinea.

RSIPF starts COVID 19 lockdown operation

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) operation to enforce the COVID-19 lockdown in the declared Emergency Zone from Poha to Alligator Creek has begun this morning with officers deployed to assist with the movement of people from Honiara City safely to their homes before the lockdown starts at 6 pm this evening.


Kina: questionable action 
warrants investigation

Wale calls on Govt to explain Alligator Creek-Poha zone

The Leader of Opposition Hon. Matthew Wale calls on the government to take note of the issue raised by the Chief Magistrate on the lack of coordinates for the boundary of the Emergency Zone which now also the area of focus for the upcoming lockdown.

MARA urged to clear overdue mess

THE Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government under the leadership of Premier Daniel Suidani has been called on to clear the long-overdue mess created by the previous provincial executives.

RSIPF records decrease in traffic incidences in Honiara  

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force, (RSIPF) National Traffic Department have recorded a total of 38 traffic incidences in the period 8 to 14 May 2020 in Honiara compared to the previous week when a total of 49 cases were reported.

COVID-19 affects NRH services

THE COVID-19 situation in the country is affecting normal health services at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) resulting in unnecessary deaths since attention is solely focused on emergency cases only.

SPM clarifies why lockdown is necessary

THE Government has clarified the question of ‘why it is necessary for a lockdown’.

Govt announces repatriation of nationals

THE Government’s Covid-19 Oversight Committee has announced the repatriation of Solomon Islands Nationals who are stranded in Australia and Fiji as a result of flight closures due to COVID-19.

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