MORE STUDENTS INFECTED 

22 students and dependents in Fiji tested positive   Twenty-two (22) local students studying in Fiji have so far been tested positive for Covid-19. Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has confirmed this during his nationwide address on Monday. Sogavare said the situation in Fiji is extremely worrying for the local students, parents and the government.…

PM farewells Late Anga

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare joins the Governor General Sir David Vunagi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade Jeremiah Manele and other dignitaries to farewell His Excellency, the High Commissioner of Solomon Islands to Papua New Guinea, the Late Barnabas Anga at a burial service in Honiara on Sunday afternoon. The late High…

MP ‘IN THE MIX’

…as Police begin demolishing squatter houses in Lungga   POLICE have begun taking down houses owned by squatters in the Lungga area following a High Court eviction order issued in September last year. The land is said to be owned by businessman, George Wu, who had sought and received a High Court eviction order to…

A MILLION DOSES

Australia has offered to provide up to an additional one million AstraZeneca doses to Solomon Islands.  The Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, His Excellency Dr Lachlan Strahan, personally conveyed this to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Wednesday, a statement from the Australian High Commissioner office said.   High Commissioner Dr Strahan said his office is…

Agovaka launches annual report

THE Minister for Communications and Aviation (MCA) Peter Shanel Agovaka officially launches the Telecommunications Commission of Solomon Islands (TCSI) Annual Report 2020 at Heritage Park Hotel, Thursday. Ten years ago since the formal establishment of the current telecommunications regime, under the Telecommunications Act, Agovaka said this is the first gathering where the Government, the Regulator…

MASS ARREST

72 suspects charged over Church feud   POLICE in Gizo, Munda and Noro have charge 72 suspects in an incident that took place in Raro village, Roviana lagoon, Western province. This is in relation to an incident that took place on the 7th of July 2021, involving the burning of houses. Speaking on Thursday during the…