FIRM OFFERS HELP

A COMPANY has offered to support the five children being left behind by their mother who was allegedly killed by the father a fortnight ago in Marau, East Guadalcanal. Solrice Company Limited in response to this paper’s front page report over the weekend appealing for support said, it wants to offer help to ensure the…

Damages reported in Temotu

TEMOTU Province has suffered some damages to its infrastructure and food gardens from the recent Cyclone Donna. According to the Solomon Islands National Emergency Operations Centre (SI NEOC) confirmed that four dwelling houses and twelve kitchens in Namo village collapsed to the ground, however all of the houses sustain reparable damages. “There were two casualties,…

ALONSO SPEAKS ON FOOTBALL

SOLOMON Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Technical Director Filipe Vega-Arango Alonso says the country is so passionate about football but development wise we have very little in place. The Spaniard told Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) media in an interview this week. “People love football in the Solomon Islands, whereas in Fiji, Samoa and New Zealand they…

Police arrest ‘gun owner’

POLICE on Wednesday arrested the alleged owner of the firearm that was located in a vehicle early this month in Honiara. Police Commissioner Matthew Varley in his weekly conference yesterday said they made the third arrest from follow up and inquiries from the two men who were initially arrested. The two men have been arrested…

Reply to Rodney Tahara

I AM obliged to reply Rodney Taraha’s statement in this column regarding the delivery of the Northwest Guadalcanal Constituency women’s project that Mr Taraha also referred to as cheap donation. Geographically, the Northwest Guadalcanal Constituency (NWGC) is one of the biggest constituencies on Guadalcanal with a total voter registration of almost 6,000(5982) in the last…