Vessel crew remains under quarantine

A CREW member of a foreign vessel who was tested positive for covid-19 last week in Western Province remains under quarantine, pending the outcome of another test result. Prime Minister (PM)Manasseh Sogavare in his nation-wide Covid-19 address, Monday, confirmed this. He said the vessel, MV Vimaru Pearl, is here to pick up logs in the…

Suidani’s return to celebrate big day in doubt

THE chances for the Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani to attend the Malaita 38th second appointed day this year on home soil is still unclear. Speaking to Solomon Star Auki in an exclusive interview from Brisbane in Australia where he is currently undergoing 14 days quarantine, Suidani said his chances to attend the Malaita day,…

PM reiterates ‘get vaccinated now’

PRIME Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare reiterates his call for all citizens to be vaccinated to protect the nation from any possible community transmission in the the country any time soon. In the same note, he also highlighted the importance of getting the vaccines in time before it’s too late to be vaccinated and protect the…

In Court with Assumpta

Telekom tower’s solar panels larceny case for plea  Utupua murder inquiry done, closing sub next Telekom tower’s solar panels larceny case for plea THE man who allegedly stole solar panels from the Telekom Tower at Tamboko, Northwest Guadalcanal in 2014 will be taking his plea to the allegation today. Simion Mauriseni, 31, is facing two…

MORE STUDENTS INFECTED 

22 students and dependents in Fiji tested positive   Twenty-two (22) local students studying in Fiji have so far been tested positive for Covid-19. Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has confirmed this during his nationwide address on Monday. Sogavare said the situation in Fiji is extremely worrying for the local students, parents and the government.…

PM farewells Late Anga

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare joins the Governor General Sir David Vunagi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade Jeremiah Manele and other dignitaries to farewell His Excellency, the High Commissioner of Solomon Islands to Papua New Guinea, the Late Barnabas Anga at a burial service in Honiara on Sunday afternoon. The late High…

Increasing demand for scientists, technologists here

THERE is an increasing demand for scientists and technologists in Solomon Islands today. This was according to Ministry of Education and Human Resources (MEMRD), Minister, Lanelle Tanangada during the official opening of the FAFF Science Laboratory and Conference Complex at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU), Kukum Campus, last Wednesday. “There is an increasing demand…

GRML lauds gov’t for Taxation MOU

THE GRML Deputy General Manager, Mr. Allen Wang yesterday thanked the Government for its support towards Gold Ridge Mining Limited.  Mr. Wang was speaking during a brief but significant ceremony at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding relating to Taxation matters affecting Gold Ridge Mining Limited.  In his address Mr. Wang thanked the Government…