Tovosia, Veke case set for Sept 8

A PRE-TRIAL conference will now be held on the case of the Member of Parliament for East Guadalcanal Bradley Tovosia and former Guadalcanal Premier Anthony Veke. Chief Magistrate Emmanuel Kouhota yesterday set down September 8 for the pre-trial conference. This was after police prosecution advisor Andie Driu confirmed the High Court will no longer hear…

Public finance management Act discussed

A workshop on the Public Financial Management Act 2013 for chairmen and members of both the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Public Expenditure Committee (PEC) was held on Wednesday. The Committee Secretariat of the National Parliament in consultation with the Ministry of Finance and Treasury hosted the workshop at the Paul Tovua Complex. This workshop…

Police deployed for war anniversary

POLICE are gearing up for the commemoration program marking World War II’s 73rd anniversary that will be held today in Honiara. Acting Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga said police will be deployed out to ensure the main road is freely accessed so that dignitaries are free to move around to attend this occasion. “This is a…

West to host next tourism meeting

WESTERN Provincial Government (WPG) will host next Council of Tourism Ministers Meeting next in Gizo, This was voted and agreed up during the final day of the meeting held at the Heritage Park Hotel, Thursday. Minister for Culture and Tourism (MCT) Bartholomew Parapolo who chaired the meeting accepted submission from all provincial tourism ministers to…

Call for implement plans base on report

PROVINCIAL Member for ward seven (7) and coordinator of the Malaita planning committee which hosted the recent Malaita Summit says leaders of the province must implement development plans and ideas highlighted in the summit report. Leslie Kwaiga highlighted this at a handing over ceremony of the report to the Malaita provincial government in Auki this…

Tangarare women prepare for big event

Catholic women of Tangarare Parish in West Guadalcanal are in full strength preparing for the big day set for next week. The event is going to be held  at Saint Joseph Tangarare which comes under the Archdiocese of Honiara. This gathering is in celebration of the feast of the Assumption of Mary which will take…

No offer to Ifunaoa

CLUB Champions Western United has apologized to Solomon Warriors management about an Island Sun article which stated that United has an offer for Warriors striker Dennis Ifunaoa to lure him to the club. Ifunaoa who plays for Hekari in last season’s OFC Champions League is the centre of a complication between the two TSL powerhouse…

Japan helps NOCSI

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) through the Japanese Embassy in Honiara has donated 50 judo uniforms to the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) at the Japanese Embassy Head office in Honiara yesterday. Ambassador Kenichi Kimiya said, he was very pleased to hand over the sets of judo uniform to NOCSI under the Japanese…

Fiji FA names Krishna

Suva (Fiji Times) – NEW ZEALAND-based striker Roy Krishna will lead Fiji in friendly internationals matches against Tonga and American Samoa. Krishna, 27, plays for the Wellington Phoenix in the Australian A-League. Powerhouse Ba, Nadi, Rewa and Suva have four players each in the national training squad announced on Wednesday. Vanuatu-based defender Samu Kautoga and…