Panadol shortage hits Gizo hospital

GIZO Hospital patients prescribed to take Panadol are told to buy the medicine from shops in Gizo Town due to a shortage of panadol at the hospital’s pharmacy. Director of Health and Medical Services at Gizo Hospital Dr. Dickson Boara said they are still waiting for a new shipment of medical supplies from Honiara. However,…

PM hits out at ‘FB’ critics

Freedom of expression is intact By ANDREW FANASIANewsroom, Honiara   PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare affirmed in Parliament that the suspension of Facebook (FB) in the country will no way silence the freedom of expression enshrined in our National Constitution. Mr. Sogavare made his statement in parliament to clarify his government’s intention to temporarily close the…

Call to address Noro dumpsite

  MEMBERS of the public in Noro town, Western Province have expressed their concern at the state of the dumpsite and ask that it be addressed timely. Noro town being an industrial district in the Western province has around four thousand people according to the recent election registration data taken in 2019. The population data…

Concerns raised over UK cases

Health authorities have raised a new concern in relation to the virulence of the COVID-19 strain that came in from the United Kingdom. The soccer players have now been in the country for 4 weeks. However, unlike the cases that came from the Philippines and Korea that converted to negative within 2-3 weeks, the strain…

RSIPF Commissioner congratulates women’s football team for winning the inaugural premier league

 The Commissioner of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Mostyn Mangau congratulates the RSIPF Royals women’s football team after being crowned the champions of the inaugural women’s premier league after winning their final match in Honiara yesterday (22 November 2020). The Royals beat Naha FC 2-1 to finish the season undefeated.  “It has been…

Graduates from SIG Quarantine Stations

A total of sixty (60) persons have graduated from different SIG Quarantine Stations after completing their mandatory quarantined periods last week. National Emergency Operation Centre, NEOC, confirmed that out of the total number released, fifty-two (52) persons graduated from the Chengs Quarantine Station on Friday 20th November 2020. The persons have undergone the required number…

Gizo CHS stages form 6 graduation

Gizo Community High School (GCHS) in Western Province on Friday successfully staged its sixth graduation for its form six (6) students. The event was held at the school’s hall. More than 40 students were part of the event. They all received their certificate of completion and are now waiting for their final results. The theme…

Eels, Coast share spoils

THE Telekom S-league competition has wrapped up its matches for this year following the final two matches played at the Lawson Tama on Sunday. Henderson Eels remains top of the table with 35 points after ending their match with a 1-1 draw with Central Coast FC. Raphael Lea’i gave Eels the lead with the opening goal…