Star in the making

IPSWICH, (POST COURIER) – Surrounded by incredibly loud noise, Ipswich-based sprinter Miriam Peni did her home country Papua New Guinea proud. She completed a successful Pacific Games experience with a silver medal in the 4x100m relay after coming fifth in the open 100m final in Port Moresby. Given she’s 16, the Ipswich and District Athletic…

RWC focus: Fiji Rugby Union boss

SUVA, ( FIJI TIMES)  – The Vodafone Flying Fijians will fly the Fiji flag in the 2015 Rugby World Cup regardless of the financial problems FRU faces to send the team to England. FRU has assured the nation the team will run onto the field in their first match at Twickenham in London next month.…

Flying Fijians threat: Serevi

TORONTO , (FIJI SUN) – Fiji 7s great Waisale Serevi believes the Vodafone Flying Fijians will make serious noise come the Rugby World Cup in England next month. The Seattle, Washington-based IRB 7s Hall of Fame star made the comment following Fiji’s triumphant 39-29 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup final win against Manu Samoa Tuesday…

$2,000 bribe exposed

Dear Editor – I wish to applaud Jimmy Hanahunu for his courageous exposure of bribery and stand against such malpractices. I do not believe that it is the work of Jefter, but someone or organisation behind him. I say this because I have experienced such an experience where the law was being manipulated divert the…

Sore: $3.7M is support payment

Dear Editor – The above news article made me want to puke. Why? Because it makes me sick feeling the rottenness of our leaders in their way of thinking. Right, so you made a payment. You found out later it’s not legal according to the financial orders or whatever legal apparatus there is.  You cook…

Where’s our water tank?

Dear Editor – Would you please allow space in your paper to voice my complaints on the above issue? Dear chairman, we are counting down the 47 days release of the Gold Ridge tailing dam and still some villages are omitted or without water tank. My village is just a few kilometers from the tailing…

Help for the Solomons

Dear Editor – In a recent letter to the Private Views column of your newspaper I read an article which, although overall was political in nature, it did mention the current plight of the National Referral Hospital when it said (quote) “see the current state of our National Referral Hospital where patients are without beds.…

Cervical cancer high on summit agenda

PACNEWS – PACIFIC Islands Forum Leaders are expected to make a strong political statement on addressing cervical cancer on women and girls in the Pacific, when they meet in Port Moresby next month. They will urge governments to take leadership and allocate adequate resources to address the increasing burden of cervical cancer in many Pacific…

Report says PNG debt levels rising

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Takwa primary school upgrade

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