20% of NRH staff not vaccinated

About 20 percent of the National Referral Hospital (NRH) staff are yet to get their vaccination. This was revealed by the National Referral Hospital (NRH) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. George Malefoasi during a press conference on Friday. Dr. Malefoasi revealed this when asked by a journalist how many medical staff will be working during…

Senseless stoning

POLICE has recorded a total of five rock-throwing incidents during the first night of the 36 hours lock-down on Sunday 29 August in Honiara. A statement issued by the Police Media Unit said, the five rock-throwing incidents occurred on five different locations in Honiara resulting in the damage of three government vehicles used by the…

Logging landing craft intercepted

POLICE at the Maritime Department who are doing sea patrols during the lockdown have intercepted a landing craft owned by a logging company based in the Western Province. Police Maritime patrols intercepted the landing craft outside of the Solfish area at Lunga at 8:35pm on Sunday night on 29 August 2021, a statement issued by…

Police arrest 20 people last night for breaching lockdown exercise

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) on operation have arrested twenty people during the lockdown exercise last night. COVID-19 Police Operation Commander, Assistant Commissioner (AC) Simpson Pogeava says, โ€œEighteen suspects were arrested relating to breaching of the lockdown regulations and two suspects arrested relating to kwaso (homebrew) issues.โ€ Commander Pogeava says, โ€œThose…

Central Coast earns point in draw

Central Coast Football Club (FC) and F-Ridge FC walked away with a point each after a 1-1 draw in the round three match of the Auki Langa Langa Football Association (ALFA) League over the weekend. The two teams failed to find an opening goal in the first half as they went for the half-time break…

$440k raised for charity

THE Malaysian Community here in the country has raised $440,000 and was donated for charity. The fund was raised during a golf competition hosted by the Malaysian companies at the Honiara Golf Club over the weekend. The funds were distributed to the Rotary Club, Honiara Golf Club and the Solomon Islands Golf Federation. โ€œEvery year…