Quarantined passengers taken care of

The more than 60 incoming passengers who are currently undergoing the compulsory 14-days quarantine at the Institutional Quarantine Sites were well taken care of since its establishment on 25th March 2020.  Solomon Islands bound passengers were chaperoned from the arrival lounge and transported directly to the quarantine sites (Guadalcanal Beach Resort, VIMO Apartment and Solomon…

Govt to financially support students

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has assured our students overseas that the government will provide financial assistance to ensure their safety and comfort in their host countries amidst the current Covid-19 global pandemic. Mr. Sogavare further assured parents that the government is in active contact with host governments as well our diplomatic missions overseas to monitor…

Air Nauru’s stopover clarified

THE arrival of an Air Nauru flight into Honiara international airport over the weekend is to get fuel. A government official made the clarification following concerns raised by a number of Honiara residents as to why an aircraft arrived on Saturday following the order issued by Prime Minister Manasseh Sgovare to close international flight services…

Escapees poised to take pleas

THE case of the three recaptured prisoners accused of escaping from Rove prison last December has been adjourned for possible plea next week. The matter of Frank Firimolea, Dilo Faiga, and Willie Olo who faces a charge of escaping lawful custody was listed for plea last Friday. However, Faiga’s lawyer Lazarus Waroka of Public Solicitor’s…