MV Taimareho: Sea Tragedy

Dozens still missing at sea By Ian Kaukui Dozens of people are still missing at sea after West Are’are constituency chartered vessel MV Taimareho was hit by cyclone Harold on its way from Honiara to Malaita. The ship left Honiara wharf on Thursday evening despite bad weather warnings with passengers eager to flee to their…

Call to fix Tomba bridge 

Communities in North West Guadalcanal have called on their Member of Parliament (MP) and responsible ministry to fix the Tomba bridge that has been damaged by heavy rain.  The communities are Tandai, Savalu, Savulei, and Tangarare. The bridge was destroyed by the heavy rain on Wednesday the 1st of April.  Therefore communities from these wards…

$70M HELP

Australia reaffirms support to fight virus THE Australian Government has vowed to assist Solomon Islands to combat the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) by allocating SBD$70million. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has assured Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during a telephone conversation on Wednesday 1 April. Mr. Morrison told his counterpart that Australia’s support for the Solomon Islands in…