Health responds to diarrhoea cases in Gizo

A TOTAL number of 252 cases of diarrheal diseases and five (5) numbers of deaths have been reported in Gizo as of June 8, 2021. As part of response measures, community awareness on personal hygiene, safe storage of food and boiling of drinking water, and infection prevention and control practices is now underway in Gizo.  …

$10M SUPPORT TO HEALTH 

NZ announces financial assistance towards govt deployment, vaccination roll out THE New Zealand Government, through its High Commissioner’s office in Honiara has announced an additional economic support of some SBD$10 million dollars to assist Solomon Islands Government in its deployment and roll out of the COVID-19 vaccination plan. New Zealand High Commissioner Her Excellency Ms.…

IS $5.1M THE LIMIT?

Suidani wants re-tender for Fiu Bridge Project   MALAITA Provincial Government wants the National Government to re-tender the Fiu Bridge Project because the cost of construction is higher than the US$5.1million (SBD$40m) offered by the government. Premier Daniel Suidani revealed his executive’s stand on the Fiu Bridge Project in response to what he claimed as…

Youths and education

Dear Editor – Please allow me a space to share my experience and comments on issues affecting our youths today. The government of Solomon Islands should see and be aware that almost every year the country sees more students leaving school due to lack of space in the high school. This is especially at forms…

WHERE IS THE COUNTRY HEADED?

IF someone should ask you where this beloved country of ours is headed, what would you say? Put it another way, do you believe our system of governance – from the three pillars of government, the Parliament, the Executive and the Judiciary – is still intact? Or do you see signs of ‘wear and tear”…

Constitution is Supreme

‘Former AG Titiulu says it acts as a tester for our other laws’   FORMER Attorney General and very senior lawyer Billy Titiulu says some provisions in the Public Health Emergency Bill (PHEB) 2021 does not harmonise with the Supreme Law – our National Constitution. The Bill which currently before the Bills and Legislation Committee…