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Award recipient overwhelmed

I WAS shocked when my name was announced as the recipient of the Baton of Honor for the Sir Baddley Devesi Correctional Services Solomon Islands new recruit award.

 “Safe boat operation” to be launched next month 

POLICE will be out monitoring vessels and small boats in Honiara and throughout the provinces next month as we are heading towards the festive seasons again.

Investigation into nurses’ “sit-in protest” continues 

POLICE are still carrying out investigations in relation to last month’s nurses’ “sit-in protest” and had not yet made any arrest.

GRCLC calls for review of agreement

THE Gold Ridge Community and Landowners Council [GRCLC] has called for an urgent review of a subsidiary agreement it signed with Gold Ridge Mining Ltd in 1996.


Police to provide data on 
Facebook abusive complaints

Sr. Doreen: domestic violence surges in Malaita

The Caretaker of the newly-established Malaita Christian Care Centre, Sister Doreen Awaiasi, has told a gathering in Auki that Domestic violence has continued to increase in Malaita.

Full extent of COVID impact yet to be felt

THE Minister for Health and Medical Services, Culwick Togamana, has told Parliament that the extent of the impact of COVID-19 on the health care services is yet to be fully understood.

Malaita launches 16 days of activism

MALAITANS have turned out in number at Auki to mark the launch of 16 days of activism against Gender-based Violence and Domestic violence.

THE Government will today officially open its first field hospital for COVID-19 patients in Honiara as it prepares for the unpredictability and potential spread of the coronavirus. 

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services, Honiara City Council, New Zealand funded contractor Reeves International and the New Zealand High Commission continue to collaborate to ensure that important work to extend the Multipurpose Hall and upgrade separate external facilities can safely continue while the internal facility is used to treat asymptomatic COVID-19 cases. 

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