Address threats of UXOs

‘Living on top a man-made volcano’   HONIARA City Council (HCC) and Guadalcanal Province together with the national government must now take the threats of UXO to the public of Honiara and Guadalcanal very seriously. Former Special Secretary to the Government Andrew Muaki told this paper yesterday. His call came after an aviation engineer at…

US Embassy sends condolence

  • U.S affirmed support to deal with UXOs• More than 70% of WW2 bomb still alive   UNITED States (US) Ambassador to Papua New Guinea (PNG), Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu Erin McKee says they are deeply saddened to hear of the tragic incident in Honiara this past weekend and mourn the loss of life.…

TRAGIC LOSS 

Bomb blast kills top local aviation engineer and youth leader GOVERNMENT through the Ministry of Aviation and Communication (MCA) is mourning the loss of one of our top local qualified aviation engineers who was killed in a bomb blast incident yesterday. Raziv Hilly, from Vella La Vella and Rannoggah in Western Province, was one of…

RSIPF vehicle damage from rock throwing in Honiara

A Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) vehicle have been damaged after an incident of rock throwing which involves more than 20 youths at Stone Field area at Kaibia heights in Central Honiara on 8 May 2021. Provincial Police Commander (PPC) Honiara City Police, Superintendent John Matamaru says,” Frontline officers at Central Police Station received…

M4D: Respect of Auki Communique 

Malaita for Democracy (M4D) President, Knoxly Atu has called on the national government to respect the Auki Communique by not allowing any Chinese company to involve in the road upgrade projects in Malaita Province.  Mr. Atu raised the concern in an interview with the Sunday Star in Auki this week. He said the Auki Communique…

W.H.O APPROVES CHINA’S SINOPHARM VACCINE 

Solomon Islands is expected to begin using 50,000 doses of China’s SINOPHARM COVID-19 vaccine soon following approval for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). The approval means the SINOPHARM vaccine is the first Chinese COVID-19 vaccine to be added to the COVAX facility. Solomon Islands has received about 24, 000 AstraZeneca vaccine which…

BIG JOB LOSS

CBSI: we have lost more than 5, 000 jobs in the year to march   Solomon Islands has lost more than 5, 000 jobs in the formal sector in the year to March this year, the latest figures released by the Central Bank of Solomon Islands, have shown. The figures were contained in an article…

HMAS Larrakia supports covid-19 response here

ROYAL Australian Navy vessel HMAS Larrakia will arrive in Solomon Islands this week to support the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force’s (RSIPF) COVID-19 response.   Larrakia will conduct maritime surveillance activities in the western border region at the request of the Solomon Islands Government. Commanding Officer of HMAS Larrakia, Lieutenant Commander Dan Lindquist, said the deployment…