BIG WASTE

About 2000 doses wasted due to low vaccine coverage ABOUT 2000 vaccine doses have been wasted after reaching its expiry date due to low vaccination coverage in of the provinces. This was revealed by the Technical Advisor at the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) Dr Yogesh Choudri during yesterday’s talk-back show. He could…

KIDS F’BALL FEST FRUITFUL

THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Technical department and Just Play have successfully hosted the second Kids football festival for this year. The program which comprises of more than a hundred children from in and around Honiara town was held at the Lawson Tama field, Saturday. The Just Play department believes it is good to…

Ngalikekero RTC hosts 15th graduation ceremony

TWENTY-EIGHT students this week graduated from the Ngalikekero Rural Training Center (RTC) in North Malaita, Malaita Province in its 15th graduation ceremony. Those graduating students graduated with certificates in carpentry, mechanics, and plumbing respectively. Speaking during the 15th graduation ceremony, Ngalikekero RTC School Principal David Iro Leliana said the graduation ceremony is a sign that…

PM, Ministers witness ADF weapons demo

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare and a number of his cabinet ministers on Friday 17th December attended a weapons capability demonstration hosted by the Australian Federal Police. Held at the Tenaru Rifle Range, the demonstration comprised the following phases; Phase one is a public order simulation that demonstrates less lethal weapons, and then after a proclamation,…

Lata flights cancelled due to fuel shortage

Due to continuing inclement weather over the past few weeks, the delivery of fuel shipments to Santa Cruz has been unavoidably delayed impacting flight operations to Santa Cruz. As a result, Solomon Airlines has been forced to suspend all Santa Cruz flights, effective from tomorrow Saturday 18th December until further notice. “Delivery of fuel by…

PM announces 3-day leave for public servants

A THREE-DAY leave has been granted for all public servants in festive season. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in a special nationwide address last Friday said the national Cabinet has granted 3 working days between Christmas and New Year for all civil public servants. Prime Minister Sogavare said the 3-additional recuperation leave days’ are for all…

Heavy rain damages Kwai Bridge

THE continuous heavy downpour experienced in Malaita Province in the past days has affected traveling passengers using the North Road. Reports reaching Solomon Star Auki confirmed that the heavy downpour has washed away a temporary bridge created to facilitate vehicle crossing at Kwai River leaving vehicles from Lau Mbaelelea and Baegu Asifola at the other…

Chinese couple nabbed for alleged stealing

A CHINESE couple accused of stealing from another Chinese businessman in Auki, Malaita Province were held up at Auki Police station since Friday. Information reaching Solomon Star Auki claimed that the accused couple were reported by another Chinese couple who also worked for the same Chinese businessman operating shops in Auki. This paper was informed…