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Nurses’ strike looms

COVID-19 fight looks shaky if nurses walkout


President of the Solomon Islands Democratic Party (SIDP) Dr. Alice Pollard has called on the prime minister (PM) and his Cabinet to reconsider the timing of the planned flight to China and the Philippines. 

NRH Boss receives 210,000 SBD donation from Malaysian Consulate

The National Referral Hospital (NRH) Medical Superintendent and Acting Chief Executive Officer Dr. John Hue received a cheque donation of $210,000 SBD from the Honorary Consul of Malaysia in the Solomon Islands Mr. Hii Yii Ging over the weekend. The donation was purposely to support NRH’s in the implementation of its COVID-19 preparedness and response plan.

DC Matanga meets officers in Choi, West

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Deputy Commissioner Operations Juanita Matanga held musters with police officers at Taro in Choiseul Province on 27 August 2020 and at Gizo in Western Province on 28 August 2020 part of her visit to both provinces during the past week.


88 from China arriving in tomorrow’s flight

In court with Assumpta

* Ruling on Covid-19 rumor case next week
* COVID rumor case returns, Sept 10
* Dad to know fate, today
* Logging row trial continues today

Shortland chiefs permits islands for border operation

The FAMOA Council of Chiefs and Customary Land Owning groups have permitted their Islands this week to support the current COVID-19 operations at the Solomon Islands-Papua New Guinea (PNG) border.

OPMC explains why PM did not attend Malaita Day 

‘PM follows protocol’

MPA calls for calmness among Malaitans 

The youngest member of the Malaita Provincial Assembly (MPA) Iven Tonafalea who is the Minister of Youth and Sports is appealing for calm in light of the looming motion of no confidence against Premier Daniel Suidani.

Peter Kenilorea Jnr returns $600K ESP

THE East Are’are Constituency office has recently written to the Chair of the oversight Committee of its intention to return the allocated Economic Stimulus Package (ESP) of $600K.

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