NRH records 10 respiratory related deaths

THE National Referral Hospital has recorded 10 respiratory-related deaths since the country recorded cases of influenza-liked-illnesses in July this year. The Ministry of Health and Medical Services said since July, 1593 respiratory presentations were recorded at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) Emergency Department. It said of these, there have been 10 respiratory-related deaths. “Five of…

OPEN CALL

Call for submission on Constitutional Amendment Bill THE public is being urged to submit written submissions for the proposed move by the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) to extend the life of parliament by one year. The National Parliament of Solomon Islands Bills and Legislations Committee (BLC) in a move to get the views…

Makili’s outburst misleading says MFMR

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resource has described an article published by the Solomon Star Newspaper titled “Sogavare lied to us” as misleading and lacking credibility. Chairman of the Lord Howe Fishery Taskforce Lawrence Makili has accused Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) of lying to people of…

USN MERCY to deploy team to Malaita

A MEDICAL team from the visiting United States Navy Mercy (T-AH 19)- the world’s biggest floating hospital- will be deployed to Malaita Province next week on a four-day assignment. USN Mercy is currently berthing in the Honiara Habour. Its visit to Solomon Islands is part of its Pacific Partnership Programme for 2022. The upcoming deployment…

‘A PARLIAMENT HIJACK’

The Opposition says Sogavare’s intention to rush the Constitutional Amendment Bill through Parliament is an abuse of processes OPPOSITION Leader Mathew Wale has lashed out at Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s move to fast track the Constitutional Amendment Bill to defer the 2023 election without going through the necessary parliamentary processes. Prime Minister Sogavare in yesterday‘s…