2nd JAB DONE

Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare has completed his 2nd dose of COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine yesterday morning at the Central Field Hospital, Honiara, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Prime Minister and Health Minister Hon Dr Culwick Togamana were scheduled to receive their second (2nd) dose on Wednesday May 2nd, however due to engagements with the…

CHINA’S TOP CHOICES

SI, PNG dominate China’s appetite for Pacific natural resources   SOLOMON Islands and its Melanesian near-neighbour, Papua New Guinea have dominated China’s appetite for Pacific natural resources, according to analysis of trade data by The Guardian newspaper. The analysis shows how China dominates Pacific mining, logging and fishing at the cost to it estimated at…

Wale: Media plays critical role in Health Bill 

LEADER of Opposition said Media as a Fourth Estate in the country’s Democracy has a critical role to play to ensure the Public Emergency Bill 2021 is reasonable, justifiable and proportionate.  Mathew Wale highlighted this at the Inquiry into the Public Emergency Bill 2021, when the Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) Executive Board Members…

Wate express gratitude to SIPA employees 

SOLOMON Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) Deputy Chairman, Mr Michael Wate has expressed words of gratitude towards former and current employees of the SIPA for their contribution towards the organization.   SIPA Deputy Chairman Michael Wate has stated this during the 65th Anniversary ceremony on Friday 5th at the Unity Square, SIPA area.  “I would like to…

Former Malaita PS on secret meeting

A FORMER Malaita Provincial Secretary (PS) who attended a secret meeting organised by three Members of the Provincial Assembly (MPA) has come out and cleared the air regarding his presence at the meeting.  Harold Leka said he was invited to the meeting by the MPA for Ward 15 Edward Misite’e where he said he accepted…

Solomon Ports celebrates 65th years in operation

SOLOMON Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) dubbed as one of the old State Own Enterprise (SOE) in Solomon Islands has celebrated its 65th anniversary in a very humble but meaningful way in Honiara Friday. The small ceremony was held at the Unity Square, one of the beautiful infrastructures built by SIPA which aimed at beautifying Honiara…

HCC: Four Bus stops to close indefinitely

FOUR Bus stops within Honiara City will be closed indefinitely, a statement from the Honiara City Council (HCC) media said on Friday. In a joint meeting with the Honiara City Council (HCC) Law Enforcement Division, RSIP Traffic Police and MID Road and Transport, they have recommended that this will be done for trial basis on…