Death of child in Noro probed

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) in Noro, Western Province are investigating an alleged murder incident that resulted in the death of a two-year-old female child in the township over the weekend. Officer Commanding Station (OCS) in Noro, Staff Sergeant MacArthur Pania told Police Media Unit that a mother and her two…

Officers warned against remarks

OFFICERS of the Western Province Government (WPG) have been advised to refrain from posting slandering remarks on social media that may contradict the tireless work of the Provincial Disaster Operations Committee (PDOC) and its members. Sighting an internal circular distributed within the WPG administrative sectors the notice was written and signed by the Western province…

PM PLEASED WITH PREP

Praises health workers for taking the lead By IAN M. KAUKUI   PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says he’s pleased with the current status of preparedness at the National Referral Hospital (NRH). Sogavare expressed his pleasure after a brief visit to inspect a number of COVID-19 facility sites and equipment at the NRH, Monday.  “The purpose…

Call to repair Afio wharf in S/Malaita 

Afio wharf as one of the main wharves serving the people of the southern region of Malaita Province needs repair as it is slowly but surely eroding over the years. Being the entry point for the people of Small Malaita, East Are’are and West Are’are, Afio wharf appeared unsafe which forced the people of Afio…

RSIPF acknowledges PM’s commendation 

The Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) acknowledges the positive comments by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in thanking all officers involved in the recent curfew. In his nation-wide address on the COVID -19 delivered on Friday, Mr. Sogavare thanked all the officers involved in the operation for their tireless efforts in ensuring the operation was…

PM to visit COVID-19 facility sites

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare and his officials from the Prime Ministers Office will visit the National Referral Hospital (NRH) today to inspect a number of COVID-19 facility sites and equipment. A statement from the Ministry of Health and Medical Services said the half-day visit will allow Prime Minister Sogavare and his officials to see…

Nationals in Fiji urged to abide with law

THE Solomon Islands High Commission in Fiji has warned all Solomon Islanders in Fiji to follow the local authorities’ instructions and respect the advisories on preventative measures on COVID-19 including the lockdown and curfew restriction. The warning was issued following one local who was caught amongst others for breaching the curfew restriction order. “It is…

PS on school updates

STUDENTS in forms 3, 5, 6 and 7 in all high schools in the provinces are expected to resume classes next week, except for all schools in Honiara, Guadalcanal, Noro, Munda, Choiseul-bay and Shortland Islands. This was revealed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) Franco Rodie during…

RESULTS CLEAR

Country receives final two COVID-19 test results BY MOFFAT MAMU   GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services has confirmed the two remaining samples for the suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) have returned negative. In a statement yesterday the Ministry of Health said; “the ministry is pleased to finally receive results of the remaining two…