AIRCRAFTS TO CONTINUE FLY

SOLOMON Airlines will not ground any of its aircraft despite the negative impact of COVID-19 on the industry. That’s according to the Solomon Airlines newly appointed Chairman Frank Wickham when speaking to local journalists for the first time, Tuesday this week in Honiara. “We will not ground any of our aircraft,” he said. The reason…

Courtesy visit by MASI to PM 

MEMBERS of Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) yesterday paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Monday. The MASI delegation was led by president Georgina Kekea,  a statement by Prime Minister Secretariat said, Ms. Kekea at the brief meeting thanked the prime minister for availing his time to meet with MASI. Ms.…

‘Border our weakest link’

PRIME Minister Manasseh says the country’s western border is the weakest link in our fight against COVID-19. The Prime Minister highlighted this during his nationwide address on Monday as close neighbor Papua New Guinea (PNG) recorded 2,066 cases of which about 58 cases were from Bougainville, a statement issued by Prime Minister Press Secretariat said. He…

$48M FOR SINU

THE Government through the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development (MEHRD) has announced an increase in budget support to the country’s national university by providing $48 million this year. This is an increase of $4 million from $44 million last year. This was announced in Parliament last week by the Minister responsible Lanelle Tanangada…