PM on treatment for China

CHINA does not get preferential treatment, as people might like to think. Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare highlighted this when delivering his nation-wide address yesterday afternoon at the Office of the Prime Minister & Cabinet, a statement from Prime Minister Press Secretariat said. The prime minister said the decision to repatriate passengers from China and…

Boso acquitted

THE man accused of posting fake news about COVID-19 on is Facebook page has been acquitted of the offence, Monday. This was after Principal Magistrate Tearo Beneteti found insufficient evidence against Peterson Boso to continue with the trial. Boso’s lawyer had applied for a “no case to answer” submission at the end of the prosecution…

Nurses’ strike looms

‘COVID-19 fight looks shaky if nurses walkout’ By ANDREW FANASIAHONIARA NEWSROOM ALL the public health nurses in Honiara are ready to go on strike if the government through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) continues to disregard their outstanding allowances since June. This was agreed in their meeting held late yesterday in which…

CHINA TRIP SET

88 from China arriving in tomorrow’s flight By IAN M.KAUKUIHoniara, Newsroom THE controversial chartered flight to China is all set and confirmed to bring in a total of 88 personnel into the country tomorrow.  Speaking during the weekly talkback show on Sunday, Special Secretary to Prime Minister Albert Kabui said as already approved by the…

In court with Assumpta

* Ruling on Covid-19 rumor case next week* COVID rumor case returns, Sept 10* Dad to know fate, today* Logging row trial continues today Ruling on Covid-19 rumor case next week RULING on the “no case to answer” submission on the case of the man accused of posting false news about Covid-19 on his Facebook…