More Malaitans return home 

More Malaitans are returning home this week from Honiara for the fear of contracting coronavirus (COVID-19) once it reaches Honiara. This is evident in the increasing number of people traveling back to Malaita Province via ships over the past days. According to observation, usually the month of March records low arrival from Honiara over the…

Gizo town takes action

The Western Province Government (WPG) under Provincial Disaster Committee (PDC) had issued a notice on Wednesday for the closure and cancellation of a number of activities in Gizo. According to the Deputy Chairman of the Provincial Disaster Committee Patrick Toireana, the new regulation was made in light of the growing threat from the current COVID-19…

Cabinet to decide on fate of students

EDUCATION Minister Commins Mewa will present the recommendations regarding the repatriation of students from Fiji and abroad to the Cabinet on Thursday. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) Dr. Franco Rodie said in a statement on Wednesday. “Be assured that as soon as Cabinet has deliberated or considered MEHRD’s…