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BY MIKE TUA THE community of Fishing Village in East Honiara is appealing for help and urged responsible government authority to carry out site inspections for disaster assessment reports. More than a dozen homes along the coastal community of Fishing Village were pounded and destroyed by waves in the early hours of Friday 3 April (Today), causing massive damage to homes...
BY ALEX DADAMU STRONG Wind and massive coastal waves which are being associated with Tropical Cyclone Harold on Friday Morning have hit hard at Fishing Village Early Childhood (ECE) Pre-School Centre at Fishing Village, East Honiara damaging the Pre-School’s assets and Properties. The Fishing Village Pre-school centre, an extension of Mbua Valley ECE which registers 40 students was stunned yesterday as...
BY ALEX DADAMU SEARCH and Rescue agencies have been mobilized Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has conveyed his deepest sympathy to families of missing passengers following a vessel tragedy early Friday morning. The MV Taimareho was traveling from Honiara to Malaita on Thursday night when it was hit by rough seas caused by tropical cyclone Harold during the journey. “It is with...
TWO provincial towns have noted a drop in inflation in January with utilities being the main influencer to the fall. In its latest statistical report, the Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) revealed that Auki town in Malaita and Gizo in the Western Province are the two towns. The main contributors to the fall in Auki and Gizo were Housing, Water,...
THE country’s inflation better known as the change in the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) has risen +5.1 percent to 112.4 in January 2020 with rising demand for betel-nut coupled with a general rise in prices of main goods and services has propelled the upturn. The Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) revealed in its latest statistical report...
BY TAVAKE SIMON HANA’AROA THE Guadalcanal Provincial government is looking at indefinite blocking its borders with Honiara to control the movement of people from crossing over to either side. Guadalcanal Premier Francis Sade said the provincial assemble has made few resolutions in preparedness for the Coronavirus issue which closing its two borders is one of them. The reason behind this according to...
BY JOHN CHRISMA THREE bodies are still not been found after weeks of failed search by villagers to locate the dead. The missing dead (a male baby and two women) were victims of the recent deadliest landslide caused by weeks of continued heavy rain at Lambi village, West Guadalcanal. A villager, Mary Rosa from Kobiloko village said that the fatal landslide took...
BY ALEX DADAMU THE Government is currently Prioritising Expenditure and all permanent secretaries are now reviewing and re-prioritizing their respective ministry budgets in anticipation of budget pressures due to the Corona Virus. Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare in his address to the nation reveal these to update the public about the government’s ongoing work to protect Solomon Islands from the coronavirus. According...
BY ALEX DADMU FOLLOWING ongoing consultation with the Solomon Islands and Australian Governments, Solomon Airlines has today 20 March 2020 announced changes to the airline’s Australian flight schedule in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Announcing the changes, Chief Executive Officer Brett Gebers through a statement today Friday 20 March said the airline would continue to review its operations in light...
BY ALEX DADAMU SOLOMON Islands National University (SINU) Special Committee on coronavirus at its meeting on Friday 20th March 2020, has agreed among other precautionary measures to bring forward the University’s mid-semester break to Monday 23th to Friday 27th March 2020. In a memo sent to all staff and students today regarding the Precautionary measures agreed upon by SINU Special Committee...
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