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Elderly chief jailed over sexual offences 

A JUDGE has told an elderly chief from Isabel who sexually assaulted his 11-year-old grand-niece twice in 2019 that his behaviour towards the complainant is not one that is expected of him as a chief.

PS seeks legal action

MALAITA Provincial Secretary (PS) Frederick Fa'abasua is now seeking legal clarification over his suspension as the Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani calls for his immediate reinstatement.


The Telekom S-League (TSL) board has passed a resolution to have ten (10) teams in the new season this year and applications for club licensing are open for current and interested clubs.


THE country has not recorded any new COVID-19 cases for the past 45 days.

SOPE lapses next week

THE State of Public Emergency (SOPE) will end next week, midnight Wednesday 24th March.

Manila repatriation flight 

THE Solomon Airlines' fourth repatriation flight between the Philippines and Solomon Islands will leave this morning for Manila.

School fees survey on-hold 

MINISTRY of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) is still unable to release the outcome of the school fee survey.

Parliament convenes today

Parliament convenes today after a long break with the Governor General’s (GG) speech known as the ‘Speech from the Throne’ to top the opening ceremony.

The 24 nights ordeal in the ocean

Five men from Nifiloli Island in the Teomutu Province of the Solomon Islands are now here in Port Vila where they are now recovering after spending 24 nights adrift in the ocean till they came ashore on Maewo.


THE first batches of the 20,000 doses of AstraZeneca are expected to arrive in the country this week.

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