TSI: use funds transparently

  TRANSPARENCY Solomon Islands Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ms Ruth Liloqula demands that the government and the COVID-19 Oversight Committee to be transparent in their handling of the COVID-19 funds during the State of Public Emergency (SoPE). Ms Liloqula made the call following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday that Cabinet had approved the recommendation…

16 approved quarantine sites 

A TOTAL of 16 quarantine stations (QS) have been approved by the government following a recent amendment to the Emergency Powers (Declaration of Quarantine Stations) Order 2020 (No.3). Of the total, fifteen (15) sites are located in Honiara city and one (1) in Western Province, a statement from the National Emergency Operating Centre (NEOC) said…

Kenilorea: focus on border

‘Halt the virus at our borders’ By ANDREW FANASIA WHILST supporting the Prime Minister’s COVID-19 nationwide address on Monday Member of Parliament (MP) for East Are’are Peter Kenilorea Jr says that our main focus should be on our borders. Kenilorea who is also the Chairman for Parliamentary Foreign Policy Committee joined the Prime Minister in…

Testing capabilities now expand 

MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services has expanded its testing capabilities beyond Honiara.  Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare stated this during his weekly nation-wide address on Monday.  “Ministry of Health and Medical Services has expended its COVID-19 testing capabilities beyond Honiara.  “Gizo Hospital is now testing for COVID-19 in its laboratory with the first 8 tests…

Parliament to sit next Monday

PARLIAMENT will sit next week on Monday. This was revealed by Clerk to National Parliament in a service message to all Members of Parliament (MP) last night. The message advises all MPs to make all effort to attend the sitting schedule for Monday morning. Its understood the sitting is to discuss and approve the extension…