March 27, 2020

MHMS Sends Suspected COVID-19 Samples to Australia

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services today confirmed three persons is being investigated for possible suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. One suspected sample has been taken and sent on Tuesday...
March 25, 2020

New GDP 2017 Grows By 5.3%

The country’s new Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has grown by 5.3 per cent in 2017. GDP is the country’s key official measure of economic growth and development and measures the total value of production of goods and services within the local economy on an...
March 25, 2020

Solomons GDP Rises 30% After Rebase

The country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has noted an increase of 30 per cent in value after the government statistical agency, Solomon Islands National Statistics Office (SINSO) rebased the economy. Similar magnitude of increases is also seen in per capita terms.
March 25, 2020

Health Authorities Heightens Vigilance for COVID-19

Health Authorities have heightened their preparedness for any potential cases of covid-19 if the virus hits Honiara City. Currently, an isolation ward at the National Referral Hospital is being set up for confirmed or suspected cases.
March 25, 2020

People Respond to Prime Minister’s “Return Home” Call

Solomon Islanders are responding positively to the Prime Minister’s call for people to return to their respective provinces as a measure to prevent contracting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) if it hits Honiara city.
March 24, 2020

Govt Activates Price Control Measures

The Government through the Price Control Division of the Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Labour and Immigration (MCILI) is activating measures to control prices of goods to prevent illegal...
March 24, 2020

Quarantine Evaders Could Face Imprisonment

The Government last night has warned incoming travellers who breach or evade strict quarantine measures that they will face consequences that could lead to imprisonment.
March 24, 2020

Solomon Islands Customs Tightens Movement of Vessels into the Country

The Solomon Islands Government through its Customs Division has tightened vessels entry procedures in the country as part of measures to...
March 24, 2020

Solomon Islands Intensifies Travel Restrictions to Contain COVID-19

The Solomon Islands Government is intensifying travel restrictions to and from the country in efforts to prevent COVID-19 from entering...
March 23, 2020

Customs Directive 4

The Coronavirus Steering Committee has formally updated its Travel Advisory as Joint Travel Advisory 4. Accordingly, I have issued an updated Customs Directive effective from the date of this Directive that should be read in conjunction with...
March 23, 2020

No Entry For Non-Citizens

Non-Citizens of Solomon Islands will not be permitted to enter the country as of 22 March 2020. This is according to the latest joint travel advisory issued by the Solomon Islands Government on 22 March 2020.
March 23, 2020

Joint Travel Advisory No. 4

This Joint Travel Advisory No.4 dated 21st March 2020 is issued by Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Labour and Immigration together with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services.
March 20, 2020

NRH Restricts Visitors To Hospital

Honiara, Solomon Islands – National Referral Hospital (NRH) is implementing special emergency measures to respond to the threat of the new Coronavirus (COVID–19). Medical Superintendent (MS)...
March 18, 2020

Shortlands Chiefs Resolve to Support Border Security Developments

The FAMOA Council of Chiefs in the Shortland Islands in Western Province has resolved to support the National Government’s programme to...
March 18, 2020

OPMC Staff Undertakes Refresher on Protocol

Staff of the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (OPMC) will benefit from a refresher session on protocol which is expected to assist them in performing their daily duties.
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