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Ministry of Health prepares for Coronavirus

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) is taking proactive action to prevent possible importation of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Solomon Islands, with measures being strengthened at the airport and ports, increased surveillance of influenza like-illness in the Country and at points of entry and information for travelers entering and leaving the country, among other measures.

Gov't urged to act against coronavirus

OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale has called on the Ministry of Health & Medical Services to take preemptive steps to protect Solomon Islands against the outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus in Wuhan, China and its rapid spread throughout major cities in China.

CJ calls for speed-up of cases

CHIEF Justice Sir Albert Palmer has called on judicial officers and legal practitioners to avoid unnecessary delays of cases.

Drums to council for rubbish disposal


SOUTH Pacific Oil (SPOL) on Wednesday handed over 300 empty drums to the Honiara city council (HCC) as part of efforts to clean up the city.

U.S. Ambassador Erin Elizabeth McKee Presents Credentials to GG



United States Ambassador to Solomon Islands, Erin Elizabeth McKee, today presented her credentials to Governor-General Sir David Vunagi, formally marking the beginning of her ambassadorship to Solomon Islands. 

Family accepts death of 16-year-old son

Members of the family of a 16-year-old boy who allegedly committed suicide have accepted the cause of death of their son at Koda Village in the Paru area of North West Guadalcanal on 21 January 2020.

Auki police uproot 500 marijuana plants


AUKI police uprooted and removed more than 500 Marijuana plants at Alafe area in Central Kwara’ae, Wednesday.

Futsal U14 side thank supporters


THE U14 Kurukuru side say they were touched by the love and support they received on their arrival Monday, despite their semi-final exit from the FFA National Futsal Championships in Canberra, Australia, last week.

CJ shares sympathy with bushfire victims


CHIEF Justice Sir Albert Palmer has conveyed his condolences to the Australia bush fire victims.

NZ scholarship awardees farewelled


NEW Zealand’s new High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Georgina Roberts, joined representatives from the Solomon Islands Tertiary Education and Skills Authority (SITESA) and the Solomon Islands New Zealand Alumni Committee to congratulate and farewell 2020 New Zealand Scholarship awardees at an event last week.

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