EXPATS GUILTY

…For arriving illegally on yacht, sentence Thur By ASSUMPTA BUCHANAN SENTENCING of the three expatriates accused of illegally entering the country on board a yacht last month will be made in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court tomorrow afternoon. This was after Matthew Adam Carter, Charles James Ewan Glenny and Braeton Hunter Mitchell pleaded guilty to the…

Eagon donates PPE

 EAGON Pacific Plantation Limited (EPPL) on Tuesday donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS).  The consignment worth $210,000 was brought in from the Eagon group of companies headquarters in Korea.  The donation was made possible thanks to the founder and chairman of the Eagon group of companies Mr. Young-Ju…

328 graduate today 

A TOTAL of 328 nationals, technical assistants (TA), and diplomats will graduate today from the quarantine centers.  Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) Pauline McNeil stated this during the Sunday talkback show live on SIBC.  “We have two repatriation flights this week, a total of 328 people in quarantine.   “In…

Wale wants thorough investigation

THE Leader of Opposition Matthew Wale calls on the Commissioner of Police Acting to commence investigations into the manner in which the recent traffic accident involving the Prime Minister’s Chief of Staff, Robson Djokovic, was conducted.  Mr. Wale at the same time also calls on the PM to immediately suspend Mr. Djokovic. “I commend the…

Superbug under control

TESTS conducted on patients suspected to have contracted Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) or superbug have returned negative with the situation now under control. The National Referral Hospital (NRH) management revealed this yesterday in a statement to clarify an article published on 9 July carrying the headline ‘Superbug at NRH.’ The statement said NRH had conducted repeated…

$400 per inmate a day

IT costs the national government $400 per day to feed and meet the welfare of each inmate serving at the Correctional Centres around the country. This was highlighted by the Commissioner of Correctional Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) Gabriel Manelusi during a peace restoration ceremony held at Sughu Village in the Tasimauri Region, Weather Coast of…