Solomon Water on EziPei

Solomon Water is pleased to announce the launch of its CashWater online services with EziPei.  Customers registered with EziPei will soon be able to buy their CashWater top-up using their mobile phones. Solomon Water this week signed an agreement with the Solomon Islands Postal Corporation for its customers to access online bill payments service through EziPei.  Solomon…

Tuamoto: Vigilance is key

Tourism Solomons takes proactive action on Coronavirus By IAN M.KAUKUI Tourism Solomons has called on all travellers heading to the Solomon Islands to take “serious heed” of the Solomon Solomon Islands Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) advisory regarding the current Coronavirus outbreak. In a statement yesterday, Tourism Solomons CEO Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto said…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

Alleged stabber to stand trial Sentencing for man who assaults girl Arson case adjourned further Alleged stabber to stand trial A MAN accused of stabbing another man with a knife last November at Mbokonavera 2, Honiara will be standing trial next month. John Whisley Kuko, 28, is facing one count of unlawful wounding. The trial…

Aust/NZ defence advisers meet PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare yesterday received a courtesy visit from defence advisers from Australia and New Zealand at the Office of the Prime Minister & Cabinet. The advisers are Chief of the Australian Defence Force, General Angus J Campbell and Chief of the New Zealand Defence Force Air Marshall Kevin R Short. General Campbell speaking…

VIRUS ALERT

Ministry puts in new measures By IAN M. KAUKUI ALL incoming international travellers will be subjected to temperature checks on arrival in the country. They will also be required to complete a Traveller’s Public Health Declaration Card. These are two of the latest measures the Ministry of Health and Medical Services has put in place…

City traffic operation starts Wednesday

POLICE at the Kukum Traffic Centre in Honiara will be conducting traffic controls at different locations in the capital city starting today. Supervising Director Kukum Traffic Centre, Inspector Doreen Vaea says the aim of the traffic operation is to ensure the safe and easy flow of traffic throughout the Mendana Avenue area near the Honiara…

M4D hits back at Sasako 

Malaita for Democracy (M4D) movement is calling on veteran journalist Alfred Sasako and his cronies to stop misleading the country about a reconciliation he claimed being proposed by Malaita Provincial Government with the national government.  The call came after an article which carried Sasako’s byline with the headline ‘The truth about reconciliation proposed by Malaita’…

Gov’t must act now

Local students in China afraid of coronavirus By ANDREW FANASIA THE Government and the Ministry of Health in Solomon Islands must act now by preparing to respond to the novel coronavirus outbreak first reported in Wuhan City, Central China’s Hubei Province. A local student studying in Xi’an city, Shaanxi Province, north west of China Nicholas Ngele…

Search for missing nine called off

THE search for the nine people who went missing on January 15 between the waters of Western and Choiseul provinces was called off last Thursday. The missing included five males, two females and two children. This was confirmed by chief of Purinabangara, Katupika District in South Choiseul chief Rence Zama in an interview last week…

Maka’a to align policies with national gov’t

MAKIRA-ULAWA Premier Julian Maka’a says his government is working on aligning its policies with that of the national government. He revealed this when he met Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in Honiara, Monday. Maka’a stated that whilst there maybe challenges faced by the provincial government, he believes the only way forward is to align his government’s…