133 graduate on New Year’s Eve

 A Total of 133 Solomon Islands students studying in various universities in the Philippines are now graduated from the quarantine station before this New Year’s Eve.  These are the group of students who came on the Second repatriation flight which was on the 9th of December. According to the quarantine management, these students have been…

Gizo break-ins

GIZO Police in Western Province is now hunting for a group of suspects following strings of burglary incidents that occurred early Wednesday morning. The incident involved a number of masked men who broke into three buildings within hours – a shop and two offices in Gizo. The incident occurred between 1 and 4 am early yesterday morning.…

EXAM DELAY

Under-budgeting blamed for delays in timely delivery of exam   UNDER BUDGETING by the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) this year has been blamed for the delay in delivering national exam papers so Form 3 students at Anuta and Tikopia could sit their tests on time. This was revealed by Mr. Steven…

Top brass contradict each other on leaked exam

THE Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD), Dr. Franco Rodie, and his deputy, James Bosamata, have contradicted each other over alleged cheating in national exams this year. A MEHRD preliminary report indicated that cheating and leakage of exam papers prior to the recent exams had taken place during…

Was the duty officer drunk?

  A Quarantine Camp Management officer was allegedly “drunk” when he turned up to deliver breakfast at the Cheng Quarantine station last week, nationals at the station have claimed. They said this happened last Tuesday morning. They said the officer was delivering pre-cooked breakfast at their quarantine station. “The officer was obviously drunk as there…

High risk flight, Feb 7

THE proposed flight for the 7 February 2021 is purposely to bring in people from high-risk countries. This was confirmed by the Secretary to Prime Minister Dr. Jimmie Rogers during Sunday’s talk-back show over the national broadcaster. Dr. Rogers said the original list of countries that our citizens and other foreigners will come from is…

288 Fiji-based students arrive

Two hundred and eighty-eight Solomon Island students have been repatriated back into the country, Tuesday. Most of them are graduating Solomon Islands students from the University of South Pacific (USP). They landed at the Honiara international airport yesterday afternoon. Fiji Sun yesterday reported that the students packed the Nadi International Airport terminal for check-ins before…

264 still in Quarantine

A TOTAL of 264 personals are still occupying the quarantine stations undergoing the quarantine process. A spokesperson from the Camp Management sector committee confirmed this during the talk-back show on Sunday. He said those who are in quarantines are mostly the ones who have just arrived on the 9th of December from Manila in the…