China’s passengers negative test 

ALL passengers from Guangzhou China flight have undergone their two mandatory tests since their arrival into the country fortnight ago and all their results have returned negative. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare confirmed in his nationwide address on Monday. “My good people, despite the two negative test results, all passengers are still undergoing strict quarantine protocols,”…

Wale slams gov’t

Prime Minister and the government have come under heavy criticism from the Leader of Opposition for the predicament that has befallen local students studying in the Philippines. In a statement on Tuesday Matthew Wale said; “I truly feel for the parents and relatives of our students.  It is unimaginable what they have been put through and…

SUIDANI REACTS

Rebuts report, says MPG account sits at $6million By WILSON SAENI Auki News Bureau   MALAITA Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has rebutted a report that the Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) has visited Honiara lately to seek funding because the provincial account has dried up due to the Premier’s actions.  At the same time, he said the…

Ngati, Abae PTC deferred 

  PRE TRIAL conference (PTC) on the case of Honiara City Councilors accused of intimidating Honiara City Clerk Rence Sore at the Councils headquarters in June has been deferred to Monday next week. This was because their lawyer was reportedly sick and did not attend court on Monday. Vavaya Ward Councilor Billy Abae and Vura…

By-election preparation continues 

Preparation by Solomon Islands Electoral Office (SIEC) for the by-election in North East Guadalcanal and Central Honiara constituencies towards the end of the year is making progress.  Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Jane Waetara in a statement on Monday said that her team, is currently planning and implementing all the pre-election activities before the proposed election date…

Parents meet gov’t officials

PARENTS and guardians of our students studying in Philippines are satisfied with the outcome of the dialogue they held with government officials, Monday. The Philippines Students Parents Committee (PSPC) met with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services Permanent Secretary Pauline McNeil, Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development Permanent Secretary Dr Franco Rodie and…

Manila students uneasy 

Local students studying in the Philippines are desperately pleading to return home as six local students have tested positive of covid-19. Speaking exclusively to this paper via an online interview on Sunday, local students who wanted their identities withheld stated most of them are now living in fear.  They expressed they felt neglected after government…