Tuhaika leads golden hand race

Western Bullets basketball team’s key man, Philip Tuhaika is currently leading the golden hand race in the Namson Tran basketball competition which is seen as the pre-season tournament for the 2014 HBL competition. Tuhaika remains at the top of the table with 71 points scored from five matches played. The quick rise in points can…

Warriors ends campaign

Solomon Warriors FC has regained some pride after ending their campaign in the OFC Champions League thrashing the underdogs of pool A Kiwi FC 8-0 yesterday at the Churchill Park Stadium in Lautoka, Fiji. As usual, beach soccer sensation James Naka got the scoring underway six minutes from kick off followed by a hat trick…

LOCAL SHINES

Helps Nauru club with national champ LOCAL basketball player, Billy Manu has this week helped his team win the Nauru national basketball championship. Manu who is currently working in Nauru with the Central Meridian Inc helped lead Boe District to a 49-32 win over fierce rival Denig to clinch the national basketball champs. In an…

The story of Easter

DEAR EDITOR – Thank you for this blessed opportunity which I would like to use to releash some fresh thoughts regarding the Death and Resurrection of Christ for all of us and the beloved people of Solomon Islands. The Death and Resurrection of Christ is the foundation of all Christianity. If Christ did not rise…

Isabel gov’t seals deal to extend airstrip

Isabel government has sealed a deal with a logging company currently operating on the island to help upgrade the Suavanao airstrip. Provincial premier James Habu revealed this last week during a visit by the Solomon Islands visitors bureau (SIVB) delegation. Mr Habu said his provincial government had a verbal agreement with a logging company operating…

SI fully committed to negotiate a comprehensive EPA

Minister of fisheries and marine resources, Mr. Alfred Ghiro, assured his colleague Pacific Fisheries and Trade Ministers that Solomon Islands is fully committed to negotiate a comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU). “It’s clear that we are now under severe time pressure and I urge us all to work together over…

Isabel proposed new industrial township

Work on the new Isabel industrial township is making progress. Thats according to chief industrial officer at Buala commerce office Clifton Basil who revealed that work on the proposed township is being done on government land in Kia. He said this in Buala during a meeting held with SIVB and Buala tourism operators last Friday…

Isabel to upgrade Kaomasi school

Isabel provincial government (IPG) will this year upgrade the existing roads to Kaomasi provincial secondary school (KPSS) which ran along the coast. James Habu Isabel premier told the Solomon Star last week in Buala in an interview. Mr Habu said his government put much priority in the areas of clinic, jetty, health and education. But…

Lepi told to upheld culture

Lepi villages in Bao/Bugotu constituency, Isabel province have been encouraged by Solomon Island visitors bureau (SIVB) to continue upheld and keep culture and traditional way of lifestyle. SIVB’s chief executive officer (CEO) Josefa Tuamoto highlighted this during a visit to Lepi village on Saturday. More than a hundred people in and around the village were…

ANZ launches ANZ goMoney in Vanuatu

ANZ on Tuesday announced the launch of ANZ goMoney in Vanuatu, providing a new and convenient way for customers to do their everyday banking using their mobile phones. ANZ goMoney allows customers to send money to family and friends, pay their bills, purchase airtime top-up vouchers and view their account balances and history using their…