TOP DOC FIRED OVER FB POSTS

A TOP doctor has been fired over his Facebook postings which the government claimed are false, misleading and inflammatory. Dr. Claude Posala, an eye-specialist working at the National Referral Hospital in Honiara received his marching orders from Nego Sisiolo, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Service yesterday morning. “…yes, I got terminated this…

Airbus airlifts medical supplies 

MEDICAL supplies funded by the Australian government have arrived in the country yesterday on a special cargo flight operated by Solomon Airlines airbus. Staff from the Australian High Commission were at the hand to greet the special Solomon Airlines cargo flight which arrived in Honiara from Brisbane. The airlifted cargoes included vital medical equipment and…

Shanel: don’t blame gov’t 

The Member for Parliament (MP) Central Guadalcanal says the government should not be blamed for the recent sea tragedy involving MV Taimahero.  Peter Shanel Agovaka had made the statement yesterday after the  MP for West Are’are John Maneniaru blamed the search and rescue division for its inefficient services.  “Yesterday (Monday) the Member of West Are’are…

EMERGENCY PERIOD EXTENDED

Partial lockdown this weekend BY Esther Nuria    Parliament has Tuesday passed the State of Public Emergency Motion for a period of four months. Following two days of debate, all Members of Parliament (MPs) have agreed to the terms and conditions in the motion. His Excellency the Governor-General Sir David Vunagi on 25th March 2020 declared…

Fishermen survive 

Two Lilisiana men in Langa Langa, Malaita Province who were caught during Friday night’s cyclone have survived after they swam for hours to the mainland from Alite reef between Ngella and Malaita. Reports reaching Solomon Star Auki stated that the two fishermen left Lilisiana community at 4am on Thursday 2 April for a fishing trip…