PM: limit number of passengers

  PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare calls on taxi and bus drivers to limit the number of passengers while providing transport service to the general public. Sogavare made the call in his COVID-19 nationwide address yesterday. He stressed that limiting the number of passengers in buses and taxis is among other additional measures approved by…

Motion day against MARA govt

The Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani and the Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government will know its fate today when the motion of no confidence is tabled on the floor of the Malaita Provincial Assembly. The Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) for Ward 14 David Solo Baerara is expected to move the motion of…

No lockdown in Temotu, hygiene encouraged 

Premier Clay Forau of Temotu Province has informed members of the public in Lata that there is no general lockdown in Temotu Province. However, he encourages everyone to practice personal hygiene and social distancing. In a public address on Friday morning at Lata Market, he informed the general public and every market vendor, government officials,…

Marovo on the move with boat building

MAROVO Constituency in Western Province is slowly but surely moving despite the pandemic to provide service to its people as it eyes the manufacturing of fiberglass boats in the lagoon by its National Parliament representative and Constituency office. Though the manufacturing of fiberglass boats are reported to still be the initial stages of trials, it…

Suidani gains more support ahead of motion

More non-executive members of the Malaita Provincial Assembly (MPA) have shown support towards the Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government ahead of the motion of no confidence this week. The Solomon Star Auki was reliably informed that more non-executive MPAs have assured the Premier Daniel Suidani and MARA executive that they are in support…

Cabinet to review COVID-19 measures

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare said the Cabinet will soon review the COVID-19 measures that have already discussed over the past weeks. Sogavare said those measures include; no handshaking, do not congregate in proximity with each other, practising social distancing of at least 1.5 metres apart in church services or meetings, coach into elbows and…

35 DAYS IN QUARANTINE

OUR repatriated students from the Philippines are expected to spend 35 days in quarantine centres following the second positive COVID-19 confirmed case. This is an additional 14 days from the normal 21 days quarantine time period they are expected to be quarantined, said Attorney General (AG) John Muria Junior during the weekly talk-back show yesterday.…