FIJI REPATRIATION, DEC 22

STATE Owned Enterprise (SOE) Solomon Airlines has announced that it will operate a repatriation flight between Nadi and Honiara on Wednesday 22 December 2021. This was possible following Solomon Islands Government’s approval and subject to Fiji’s regulatory approval. In a statement, Solomon Airlines has confirmed that Flight IE639 will depart Nadi at 3:20pm Fiji time,…

AUSTRALIA ‘DELIVERED’ AS PLEDGED

Australia donates additional 50,000 Astrazeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses AUSTRALIA is delivering on its pledge to provide Solomon Islands with up to one million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Of this number, 50,000 additional AstraZeneca doses arrived in Honiara on Friday, 17 December 2021. With this latest delivery, the total number of vaccines provided by Australia now…

TAIWAN ACCUSED

…. for sponsoring three-days of riots, looting, and destruction of Honiara TAIWAN allegedly sponsored the three days of destructive rioting, looting and burning in Honiara last November, it was claimed yesterday. Three people died in the burning that followed looting of Chinatown on Friday 26th November 2021. Destruction of properties and businesses has punched a…

Pfizer vaccine launched

AFTER weeks of delay due to the recent civil unrest the Pfizer vaccine was officially launched to commence its roll-out program. Government through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) together with Ministry of Education and Human Resources, United States (US) Embassy Office in Solomon Islands, UNICEF and World Health Organization (WHO) in-country participated…

SINU closes for festive season

THE Solomon Islands National University (SINU) will close for all normal operation as of Monday next week for the festive season. In a statement issued on Thursday, it announced the University will close for all normal operation as of Monday the 20th of December, 2021 and will resume business on Tuesday, the 4th of January,…

AIM Global is not a pyramid scheme

The Alliance In Motion (AIM) Global administration wishes to respond and clarify to an online news article which appeared via the Solomon Times website after a person claiming to be a former AIM Global ‘investor’ alleged that Aim Global is a pyramid scheme. But in response AIM Global in-country Administration Office, Solomon Islands Coach Ms…

ROCK SLAMS INTO HOME

Nearly kills father who was at home A FATHER has escaped death after a huge rock destroyed their family home at Tuvaruhu hill side in central Honiara, Wednesday. It was believed that the rock fell from the hill side as a result of the heavy rain that the country is experiencing. A statement from the…