Latest News Archive August 2020

Father Arrested for Alleged Sexual Abuse of 15-yr-old Daughter

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) at Tulagi in Central Province have arrested and charged a father on 19 July 2020 with five counts for alleged sexually abusing his 15-year-old daughter.
“This is now a very, very serious breach in Covid-19 protocols which may have exposed our citizens to Covid-19 infection from the outside,” Mr Namah said.

Chinese Flight May Have Exposed PNG to Coronavirus

The Chinese tycoon Chen Mailin, who landed in Port Moresby on June 21 in a private jet and took off two days later, did not observe the 14-day compulsory quarantine protocols.
"Anyone receiving seeds that they did not order should not open the packets or plant the seeds," Michael Wallace, director of communications at Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, told VOA.

Mystery Seeds Arriving in US Said to be From Solomon Islands

The United States Food and Drug Administration (USDA) is said to be investigating suspicious packets containing seeds from China and the Solomon Islands.
Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare being met on arrival by the Premier of Guadalcanal.

PM Graces Guadalcanal Day Celebrations

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has graced the Guadalcanal Province 2nd Appointed Day celebrations at Visale, North West Guadalcanal on Friday.
One of the participants at the recent workshop organized by the Western Province Council of Women.

Western Province Council of Women Connects to Shortland with New Ward Council

The Western Province Council of Women (WPCW) successfully formed another ward council for the women of Shortland Islands, a milestone achievement that now directly connects women from both the inner and outer regions of the district.