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…

NEW THREAT 

Gov’t to closely monitor COVID-19 new variant THE Solomon Islands Government (SIG) is now monitoring very closely the COVID-19 new variant which becomes another threat on top of the COVID-19. Speaking during the weekly talk-back show yesterday, Secretary to Prime Minister (SPM) Dr Jimmy Rodgers said the new variant which has just picked up in…

PLAYER UNHAPPY

A MEMBER and player of the victorious Western Tomoko has expressed disappointment over with prize money being offered to the players after winning the prestigious Solomon Cup recently. The player who declined to be named claimed he only received $1500 from Western Provincial Football Association (WPFA) as a token of appreciation for playing in the…

SHE JUST KEEPS IT COMING

IT’S a time of the year when even the busiest of politicians down their tools, put their feet up, and snooze off for a well-earned rest. Not so, the newly-elected MP for North East Guadalcanal, Ethel Lency Vokia. On Wednesday Hon. Vokia showed what a man cannot do, she does. Some 20 units of 070 chainsaws…

SINU to open on 4 Jan

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) will resume normal duties as of 4th January 2021 after its closure today for Christmas and New Year’s break. In a statement issued yesterday, SINU management said that the University will have its final half-day of work today (until 12 pm) and will resume normal business on Monday 4…