PM launches Iumi Tugeda Campaign

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare today has launched the ‘Iumi Tugeda Campaign’ at the National Museum Auditorium. He said the COVID-19 global pandemic that began in Wuhan, China some 7 months ago has been an awakening call for the country.  He said Solomon Islands is undeniably blessed to be amongst the very few countries in the…

EXPATS GUILTY

…For arriving illegally on yacht, sentence Thur By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN SENTENCING of the three expatriates accused of illegally entering the country on board a yacht last month will be made in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court tomorrow afternoon. This was after Matthew Adam Carter, Charles James Ewan Glenny and Braeton Hunter Mitchell pleaded guilty to the…

Eagon donates PPE

 EAGON Pacific Plantation Limited (EPPL) on Tuesday donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS).  The consignment worth $210,000 was brought in from the Eagon group of companies headquarters in Korea.  The donation was made possible thanks to the founder and chairman of the Eagon group of companies Mr. Young-Ju…

328 graduate today 

A TOTAL of 328 nationals, technical assistants (TA), and diplomats will graduate today from the quarantine centers.  Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) Pauline McNeil stated this during the Sunday talkback show live on SIBC.  “We have two repatriation flights this week, a total of 328 people in quarantine.   “In…