THE ATTACK AT MATANIKO 

“THEY came in five homemade rafters, armed with knives and other weapons.”  This was the start of what happened around 2am Saturday at the Ocean Sky Company compound at Mataniko.  The owner of the company Reginald Xie, his family and security guards were at the compound at the time of the incident.  Mr Xie said…

COVID-19 cases reached 4827 

SOLOMON Islands total number of COVID-19 positive cases has reached 4827 as of midday yesterday (Monday 14th February).   Minister of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana in his daily COVID-19 update last night said 202 new cases have been reported from midday Sunday to midday yesterday.   Dr Togamana said of the…

Vaccination sites identified 

THE HONIARA City Council will set up two fixed sites for vaccination this week.  Ministry of Health and Medical Services permanent secretary Pauline McNeil said the two sited identified are Lawson Tama and the Solomon Islands Ports area.  The permanent secretary made this announcement as the demand for vaccination continues to rise in Honiara.  Mrs…