Vaccine for children coming soon

THE COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 will arrive this month. It will arrive at the right time when the primary schools resumed on 13th June. Secretary to Prime Minister Dr Jimmie Rodgers confirmed this statement during the radio talk back show on Sunday. “Primary schools will reopen at the same time when the vaccine…

Premier Suidani visits West Kwaio

The missing link between leaders and citizens is facilitating a meaningful dialogue over issues of common interest, says the Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani.  The Malaita Provincial Premier since taking office in 2019 has been responding to invitations from communities around Malaita Province for dialogue and information sharing sessions with his people.  Following a recent…

Schools vax rollout to be costly

THE vaccination rollout for schools in Western Province is expected to incur huge cost given the geographical challenge. That’s according to the Western Provincial Health Authorities during a meeting held last week in Gizo. This comes after the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) has made exception for all students whether vaccinated or…

VOTERS WARN SOFU

Government awareness program on proposed extension of Parliament suffers major setback THE Government has suffered a major setback in its Constituency Awareness Program to get rural voters to support the proposed extension of the parliamentary term by another 12 months. East Kwaio MP and Minister for Environment Stanley Festus Sofu MP is the first casualty.…

Solomon Water opens office in East Honiara  

“𝘐𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘝𝘢𝘭𝘶𝘦, 𝘐𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘴𝘦𝘳𝘷𝘪𝘤𝘦𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘐𝘮𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘶𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦” SOLOMON Water has opened its second Cashier and Customer Care Centre at Panatina Plaza today.  A statement from the authority said this was to fulfil the demand for customer support in addition to the current BJS Cashier and Customer Care Centre at Point Cruz.  The statement…

Major Road Contracting Agreement Signed 

The Minister of National Planning and Development Coordinate and Supervising Minister of  Finance and Treasury, Hon. Rex Ramofafia, formally concluded the contracting agreement process with the international contractor, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation or  CCECC, today, 31st May, 2022, to commence the construction of major road work in Honiara and  Guadalcanal.   An international tender process…