Solomon Islands Letters to the Editor - Solomon Star News



FOUR ministers of the current Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) have been sworn-in before the Governor-General Sir David Vunagi at Government House on Wednesday morning.

City Councillor speaks up


It’s here! qPCR machine arrives in Honiara

A qPCR (quantitative polymerase chain reaction) machine funded by the Australian Government arrived safely in Honiara last night (30 April). The new machine will enable COVID-19 tests to be done locally in-country.

Donors dismiss Sasako report

AUSTRALIA, European Union, and the United States have dismissed a report journalist Alfred Sasako wrote in the Island Sun newspaper on Sunday.

Power shutdown affect water supply

THE shutdown of the logging-affected Kongulai water source last week followed by a major power outage on Monday has affected Solomon Water’s production level causing low water supply and no water to many Honiara residents. 


Curfew order unnecessary says PSO

NZ’s $15M medical support

THE New Zealand Government through its embassy in Honiara has delivered NZ$3m (SBD$15m) to the country to prepare Gizo and Kilu’ufi hospitals for a possible infiltration of COVID-19.

COVID-19 testing here to be done soon

COVID-19 tests can be done here as of next week, Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr. Jimmy Rogers says.

Vura ward wants dialogue over proposed satellite market

THE Vura Ward Advisory Committee have requested the government for a serious dialogue over a proposed satellite market within the ward.

Surveying of Noah Hill underway

A land surveying company Azimuth Surveys is contracted to undertake a topographical and cadastral survey of Noah Hill community, also known as Nine Ridges above Marble Street in Honiara. 

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