Is it legal?

Munda shops reject ‘legal tender’ coins By TERENCE ZIRUIn Gizo Three shops in Munda have reportedly rejected the Solomon Islands legal tender 10 cent (10¢) coins when a local decided to use them to purchase a roll of cigarette on Tuesday, 28th January. Describing himself as an average person struggling in such difficult economic times,…

New travel restrictions in force

GOV’T ACTS ON CORONAVIRUS INCOMING travellers who have been to countries that have confirmed cases of the coronavirus will not be allowed into the country. That’s according to new laws the government put in place yesterday to protect the country and people from the rapidly spreading coronavirus. Minister for Commerce, Industries, Labour and Immigration, Clezy…

Academic year delayed in Malaita

VARIOUS schools in Malaita have not properly commenced the 2020 academic year as more teachers have not reached their respective schools yet. According to the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) school calendar, registration should begin on Monday 20th January and the academic year should begin on 27th January. However, a visit to…