CBSI: Economy faces huge uncertainty

BASED on recent assessments of economic conditions and outlook, the Central Bank of Solomon Islands Board in its meeting on 10th March 2022 deemed it appropriate to maintain an expansionary monetary policy for the next six months. This is to ensure an incipient recovery takes hold, CBSI said in a statement. Domestic economic activity broadly remained…

Gov’t condemns riot rumours

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare had made assurance to the nation that his government will not let any unlawful activity to happen. Mr Sogavare made this statement in his fortnightly nationwide address after the recent rumours circulating within the societies of possible repeat of the recent unrest last November. “Fellow Solomon Islanders, there are rumours circulating…

KILLER CROC SLAYED

Villagers slaughter 14ft killer crocodile in revenge for man’s death A 14 FEET (ft) killer crocodile was slaughtered last Wednesday by villagers of Sibilando, Vella La Vella in Western province in a revenge for the death of a father of two children. According to a report reaching Solomon Star Gizo, the father was out diving…

GOVT REBUKED

Kenilorea describes plans to extend parliament ‘fundamentally flawed’OPPOSITION Member of Parliament (MP) for East Are’Are Peter Kenilorea Jnr has described proposed plans by the government to extend Parliament as ‘fundamentally flawed’. The Opposition Group understands that the government is continually pushing to extend the life of Parliament from 4 to 5 years under the radar. The Opposition also understands that government…

FRAUDSTER FACES NEW RAPE CHARGE

THE 28 year-old man accused of lying to three women using different names and titles will be facing additional charges, including a new rape charge. Public Prosecutor Jonathan Auga yesterday told the court via virtual audio link that investigation is now completed but a number of new complaints have been made to police against the…

Dr who opposes vaccination

Dear Editor – I write in response to the article on March 8, 2022 in the Solomon Star titled “DR WHO OPPOSES VACCINATION”. The Solomon Star article claimed as proof the Lund University publication by Markus Alden et al titled “Intracellular Reverse Transcription of Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 In Vitro in Human Liver…