NRH isolation wards under maintenance 

The National Referral Hospital (NRH) isolation ward is currently undergoing maintenance.  This was revealed by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during his first nationwide address early this week.  Mr. Sogavare said that following the transfer of the remaining positive patients to the field hospital, the NRH isolation wards one and two are now undergone urgent maintenance…

BORDER THREAT

Border crossing still happening   REPORTS reaching this paper last night had it that people on both sides of the border are still crossing illegally despite the State of Public Emergency (SoPE) in Solomon Islands. This was reported by a local intel source from the Western Border. “As far as we know, I can confirm…

PRC envoy meets Catholic head

THE Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to the Solomon Islands, His Excellency Li Ming has paid a courtesy call on the head of the Catholic Church in Solomon Islands, Archbishop Christopher M Cardone.  The brief visit took place in Honiara yesterday, Wednesday 13th January 2021.  Both men later attended a hand-over ceremony…

Release of school results next week

EXAMINATION and placement results for new intakes this year will be made available next week. This was announced by the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) in an issued statement yesterday. “The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development would like to inform students, parents/guardians, school principals and teachers, education authorities and other…

FB offline plan withdrawn

Facebook (FB) users and the general public at large welcomed the decision by the government not to suspend Facebook in the Solomon Islands, Wednesday. As first reported by leading online news Solomon Business Magazine the government through the Minister for Commerce and Aviation Peter Shanel Agovaka said, Facebook will not be suspended. The Solomon Star…