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Illegal work affects supply

Solomon Water over the past few weeks has been forced to shut down the water supply to customers in Honiara due to the high turbidity (dirt and silt) experienced during heavy rain. 

Gov’ts priority is to protect citizens: PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says the priority of the National Government’s redirection policy is to protect citizens from Covid-19. 

DPM urges ministries to step up 

Deputy Prime Minister and Vice-Chairman of the Coordinating Ministerial Cabinet Committee (CMCC), Manasseh Maelanga has reiterated a call by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare on all Permanent Secretaries to take ownership and implement the government’s policies under the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement’s (DCGA) redirection policy initiatives. 

Idu is new deputy City mayor

Honiara City Councilor, Francis Idu is the new deputy mayor of the Honiara City Council (HCC), replacing former City Mayor Charles Aiwosuga.


Temotuans floating at sea for 25 days before reaching Vanuatu


IN countries ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, governments came up with schemes to keep the economy breathing. It was more or less keeping the economy on a life-support system. The idea is to ensure people remain at work.

Suspended officer refuses to talk over missing $300k

THE police officer who was suspended in connection to the missing $300k exhibit money had refused to talk with police officers during an interview.

Police house razed in Noro 

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the Noro Police Station are trying to establish the cause of a fire that razed to the ground a police residential house at Noro in the Western Province, Thursday.

Chief: Shortland stands ready to work with govt

THE people and chiefs of Shortland Islands have expressed their willingness to partner with the Government to bring about a stable security environment on the western border.

‘Iumi Tugeda Holiday Packages’ domestic bubble launching

Minister for Culture & Tourism (MCT) Bartholomew Parapolo will today officially launch a new series of domestic travel packages aimed specifically at stimulating business for local operators struggling to stay afloat in the current environment.

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