SIFF welcomes FIFA’s decision

OCEANIA has one direct entry and a playoff spot for the upcoming 2023 Women’s World Cup.  This was confirmed through a statement released on Christmas eve by the international governing body of football, FIFA. The statement confirms that the countries in Oceania will get one direct spot and one playoff spot for the expanded women’s…

288 Fiji-based students arrive

Two hundred and eighty-eight Solomon Island students have been repatriated back into the country, Tuesday. Most of them are graduating Solomon Islands students from the University of South Pacific (USP). They landed at the Honiara international airport yesterday afternoon. Fiji Sun yesterday reported that the students packed the Nadi International Airport terminal for check-ins before…

264 still in Quarantine

A TOTAL of 264 personals are still occupying the quarantine stations undergoing the quarantine process. A spokesperson from the Camp Management sector committee confirmed this during the talk-back show on Sunday. He said those who are in quarantines are mostly the ones who have just arrived on the 9th of December from Manila in the…

$60M PAYMENT

SINPF Board purchase new gov’t long term development bond The Solomon Islands National Provident (SINPF) Board has purchased a new $60 million bond issued by the Government on Tuesday 22 December 2020 within the framework of an emerging secondary market for government debts. This was announced by SINPF in a statement yesterday. The Central Bank…

Yogesh clarifies Vaccines entry

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) office in Honiara has confirmed that no COVID-19 Vaccines will be imported and be used in the Solomon Islands unless those vaccines are approved by WHO. Speaking during the weekly Talkback Show held on Sunday, Dr. Yogesh Dr. Yogesh Choudhri from WHO-Solomon Islands said as some countries have started their…

288 Nationals expect to arrive this week 

TWO Hundred and eighty-eight of our nationals in Fiji are expected to be repatriated as of today. These are mainly graduating Solomon Islands students from the Fiji universities. Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr. Jimmie Rodgers during this week’s radio tack-back said upon their arrival they will be serving their mandatory quarantine period before they…

Makira welcomes Ramp arrival  

MAKIRA Ulawa Province has moved one step further as they witness the arrival of Ramp for their new wharf in Kirakira on Saturday. Premier Julian Maka’a told the paper on Sunday he was very pleased to see things moving in terms of the Ramp construction. “I am very happy indeed that this has finally started. It…