Concern on unlabeled goods

Dear Editor – As a concerned citizen and consumer of processed goods, I am seriously concern with the fact that unlabeled goods are filling up shop shelves with no hesitation at all from authorities. If you could take a visit to the shops in the Honiara city, you’ll see that there are process goods that…

The last fall

BSIP colonialist who serves here dies NO one is left in the Solomon Islands to remember him. Everyone had died.  Alan Lindley in Adelaide, ex-Deputy Police Commissioner may well be the last who lives to remember Tom Russell, who served in the Solomon Islands for years under the British Solomon Islands Protectorate (BSIP), Emeritus Professor…

MSG founding father urges MSG to include West Papua

“Decolonisation and independence of Melanesian countries close to my heart” The following is what one of the founding fathers of the Melanesian Spear Head Group Sir Michael Somare of Papua New Guinea, said in relation to the West Papua issue as leaders meet in Honiara. “Decolonisation and independence of Melanesian countries are processes of liberation…

PM takes up PIDF chair with honour

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare is the new Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) Chair after accepting the chairmanship role on Wednesday in Honiara. Sogavare as the new PIDF chair presents a gift to the outgoing PIDF chair, Prime Minister Bainimarama of Fiji, to symbolize his acceptance of the PIDF chairmanship role and acknowledgment of the work…

Leaders deliberate on issues of concern, ponder future pathways

THE Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) that ended successfully in Honiara on Wednesday has brought in together Pacific Islands Leaders to deliberate on issues of concern and challenges face by small island states thus deliberates on future pathways that would enable island states to withstand increasing challenges. The PIDF leaders’ summit eventuates with a grand…

It’s a provincial affair

Tight security will be mounted today TWO visiting provincial teams have proved their worth resulting in the Solomon Games soccer grand finale a provincial affair. Makira Kakamoras yesterday removed hosts from the final equation as Isabel Frigates downed Malaita Eagles in tough semi-final encounters yesterday at Lawson Tama. This leaves two provincial teams for the…

Gov’t supports weight-lifting federation

On Friday, before the Solomon Games Weightlifting competition started at Multipurpose Hall, the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry responsible for Sport, Permanent Secretary Mr. George Palua handed over the world class weightlifting equipment’s to the Solomon Islands Weightlifting Federation (SIWF) President Mr. Leslie Ata to be used for the competition and for future weightlifting competitions…