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Health safety measures 

DEAR EDITOR – A report I sighted yesterday said the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has brought in a health safety measure to ensure those visiting the bank are not suffering from a fever that could give rise to the concern the visitor had coronavirus.

Betel nut stalls

DEAR EDITOR – I see the betel nut and other product stalls opposite Telekom driveway have gone however I note the stall near BPI is still there as well as the stalls along the Ranadi foreshore. 

Abuse of children

DEAR EDITOR – There are recent stories published in the media on the ongoing abuse of children. 

Officers of the National Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara have arrested a 44-year-old man following an allegation of spreading rumours on social media about COVID-19 in the Solomon Islands.

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

  • Casino operator’s trial set to start tomorrow
  • Indecent assault case set for August

Australia funds testing machine 

The Australian Government is funding the procurement and delivery of a new COVID-19 testing machine to enable in-country testing in the Solomon Islands.

RSIPF arrests a director of Onelink Pacifica

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) in Honiara have arrested one of the Onelink Pacifica directors on 30 March 2020 following a complaint raised by mentors and customers who are struggling to have their shares paid by the director.

Malaita pays over $100k in retirement packages 

Malaita Provincial Government on Tuesday paid a sum of $112, 249, 62 to 14 provincial workers who voluntarily retired under the current provincial retirement exercise. 

Manetiva on COVID-19 strategies

CENTRAL Islands Premier Stanley Manetiva says that his province is looking at certain emergency regulations under the emergency powers following the state of emergency declaration with regards to the threats posed by COVID-19. 

Emergency leave for public servants

THE Solomon Islands Government (SIG) has on Tuesday authorised that all public servants serving under non-essential services will have to take emergency paid leave of absence as part of its strategy to mitigate local transmission of COVID-19 once it reaches Honiara and other provincial headquarters.

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