Malaitans help foot court bill

Like-minded and courageous Malaitans have stepped forward and assisted the Malaita Provincial Government with finance to pay for its court case. Malaita Province has gone to the court to challenge the action taken by police to confiscate the medical equipment intended for Malaita. Following the confiscation of the medical equipment, the Malaita Provincial Government and…

‘Unity Square’ unveiled

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says the location of the ‘Unity Square’ at the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) in Point Cruz, Honiara is of great significance. Sogavare highlighted this when he officially commissioned the country’s iconic landmark square which hosts the biggest flag and tallest flag pole in the Pacific region. The erected by Ports…

EXPATS DENIED BAIL

Three expatriates accused of illegal entry further remanded By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN CHIEF Magistrate Emma Garo has on Monday refused bail for the three expatriates accused of illegally entered the country last month. Matthew Adam Carter, Charles James Ewan Glenny and Braeton Hunter Mitchell from Great Britain and the United States of America are each facing one…

DJOKOVIC PROBED

Following his involvement in a vehicle accident By IAN M.KAUKUI THE Chief of Staff within the Prime Minister’s Office is now under police investigation for allegedly involved in a traffic accident over the weekend. Initial report reaching the paper claimed Robson Djokovic was driving a new Toyota Hilux registered number G3903G-plated vehicle when it ran…

Two in-country tests negative 

Recent incident in the Western Province of a mother and a child that returned from Bougainville and later developed symptoms of COVID-19 have been tested negative.  Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his weekly nationwide address stated that the Ministry of Health and Medical Services conducted two more in country COVID-19 tests on a mother and…

ILLEGAL YACHT ENTRY

Three Expatriates remanded in custody By SAMSON SADE The three expatriates that illegally entered Solomon Islands on June 19, 2020, in contravention to the Orders prohibiting the entry of Yachts have been charged under the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) – (Prohibition of Entry of Non-citizen) order 2020. The remand application was made at the Magistrate court…

MHMS appreciate private sector support in COVID-19 fight 

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) greatly appreciates the continuous solidarity and support being displayed by the private sector in assisting the government through the MHMS in its fight against COVID-19. This morning, MHMS received more Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) which includes 200 protective gowns, 20 thermometer, 20-hand sanitizer and $60,000 dollars (SBD)…