PM REMINDS INVESTORS

‘Respect our laws’     PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has reminded the investors to comply with the business laws of the country. He made the call in his COVID-19 weekly nationwide address yesterday. The call came after the ‘Business Monitoring Joint Agencies Committee’ of Foreign Investment Division of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour…

RSIPF arrests 40-year-old suspect in relation to alleged robbery in Central Guadalcanal 

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Henderson Police Station in Guadalcanal Province this morning (14 December 2020) arrested a male suspect in relation to an alleged robbery incident at the Winwin mining company operating in Central Guadalcanal last week. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Guadalcanal Province, Chief Superintended Alfred Uiga says,…

STUDENTS’ ACTION PROBED

A FULL investigation is underway involving some of our local students for breaching hotel rules in Manila, Philippines. This came after reports claimed drinks believed to be alcohol were brought into hotels. Not only that but positive cases have been reported from the hotels where the students are accommodated.  Secretary to Prime Minister (SPM) Dr.…

AG clarifies, no lockdown

THE Attorney General (AG)John Muria Junior says there is no lockdown in the Solomon Islands as rumours continue to speculate. Mr. Muria made the clarification during yesterday’s Covid-19 talk-back show update. He said as already been explained through past talk-back shows and through the PM address, a lockdown would only be declared if there’s a…

VISA SETBACK

Call for support to sort out students’ visas worth $1million   ABOUT forty-six (46) students who are expected to be repatriated on January 11, 2021, from the Philippines have issues with their visas. And they have just under a month to settle their outstanding visa fines before the final repatriation flight next month. The visa…

MASI COVID-19 workshop successful 

A three-day workshop on Strengthening the Capacity of Solomon Islands Journalists to report on the Covid-19 Pandemic has been successfully conducted at the King Solomon Hotel.  The workshop which ran from 8 to 10 December was organized by the Training Sub-Committee of the Solomon Islands Media Association (MASI) with funding support from the U.S Embassy…

Maoro Community receives new school hall

Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement Government has congratulated Maoro Community High school in Central Kwara’ae constituency for having taken delivery of a new double-storey school hall building on 10 December 2020. The building project was funded by the Rural Development Program (RDP). Speaking at the handing over ceremony, the guest of honour and Malaita Provincial…

SINU graduates first Post Grads

The first 16 Post Graduate Diploma in Health Leadership and Management had graduated on Friday 11 December at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Tourism Complex.  The Health Leadership and Management Program is developed in response to the complex and persistent management issues that constrain health service management within the structural, resourcing, and cultural environment…