Booster shots available to a select few

BOOSTER vaccines are currently reserved for frontline workers. This was the statement of Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) advisor Dr Yogesh Choudhri during the Radio Talk-Back Show on Sunday. “The booster right now is reserved for frontliners that include health workers, customers, immigration, stevedores and more,” Dr Choudhri said. He said other people…

COVID cases in the country stable

THE five active cases of COVID-19 currently in the isolation facilities are asymptomatic and clinically stable. Ministry of Health and Medical Services acting Incident Controller Dr Gregory Jilini during the Radio Talk-Back Show on Sunday said this is good news for the country. “For the five positive cases that we have now at the isolation…

Saudi Arabia Minister expresses interest in Solomon Islands

SAUDI Arabia’s Deputy Minister for International Economic Affairs, Saudi Ministry of Economy and Planning, Mr. Bandar Alchemies, visited the Solomon Islands Pavilion on Sunday 9th January, 2021 as part of his Government’s familiarization tour to Pacific Island Countries (PICS) attending Expo 2020 Dubai. After a brief welcome and introduction by Deputy Commissioner General and Pavilion…

MEHRD FIRST CASUALTY

No jab, no job policy stance THE Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) will give the director of National Training Unit time to reconsider her decision after she formally handed in her resignation to comply with the government’s “No Jab, No Job Policy”. Mrs Curtis Kalu is the director of the National Training…