Chengs help fix NRH outpatient door

After their first job at the Accident and Emergency (A&E) Unit at the National Referral Hospital, the NRH management requested Chengs Company again to fix the main door of the Outpatient department. The job was to install a new door at the main entrance of the Outpatient department. Last week a new vasa door was…

SUFFERING IN SILENCE

NRH patients with diabetic condition ‘ignored’ by government Patients with diabetes and other lifestyle diseases say they are suffering in silence at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) because the government has turned its attention away to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, up to six people, including younger ones, die every day from lifestyle diseases,…

Former MP dies

FORMER Member of Parliament (MP) for South Choiseul Constituency, Elijah Doro Muala has passed on Tuesday this week, following a long illness, it was reported. Late Elijah Doro Muala was born on January 20, 1960, in Sasamugga Village, Choiseul. His career in national politics began when he was elected to the Parliament of Solomon Islands as a…

Man who poses threats in E/Kwaio nabbed 

THE man who was reported to have caused public nuisance and threats to the Firiana community in East Kwaio, Malaita Province has been arrested by Auki Police during an early morning raid early on Friday. He is now being remanded at the Auki Police station. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) for Malaita Province Inspector Stanley Riolo…

MBIKE SHOOTING 

Investigations into Mbike shooting is still active   POLICE Chief Mostyn Mangau says the investigation into the 2014 shooting at Mbike Island, Gela in Central Province just a few hours before the election of the prime minister in 2014 is still continuing. Mangau said this when asked if the investigation into this matter is still…

Greenlight for border outpost development

The FAMOA TrustBoard in the Shortland Islands has given the green light for the development of the country’s Border Outpost project following a successful dialogue with the national government this week. A team from the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services led by Permanent Secretary Ms. Karen Galokale and the Prime Minister’s Office…

Mangau: RSIPF a professional organisation

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) is a professional organisation, Commissioner Mostyn Mangau says. He was responding to a report published by the Solomon Star newspaper on Thursday, suggesting that a “network of thieves” within the RSIPF could be linked to the $300, 000-plus missing from police custody since last October. But Commissioner Mangau…

Cyclone Lucas records ‘no death’

TROPICAL Cyclone Lucas that hits the country early this month has recorded no deaths in the country. This was revealed by the Director of the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO), Loti Yates during a media conference on Thursday at the NDMO office. “Currently we do not receive any report of death caused by cyclone Lucas,” he…

Beetle invasion probed

THE alleged Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (Oryctes Rhinoceros) attack on Noni plants at Baunasaitonga Noni Farm in East Guadalcanal is now under investigation.  Officers of the Biosecurity Solomon Islands (BSI) within the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) are conducting the investigation, a statement from MAL Media Unit said.  Following reports of the incursion, BSI Surveillance…