Kapuls name squad

PORT MORESBY,  (THE NATIONAL) — The PNG Kapuls have named a 24-man squad for the first of their home and away fixtures against the Solomon Islands. The first match will be played at the Lawson Tama Stadium in Honiara, Solomon Islands on June 9. The Melanesian countries will test their credibility as genuine contenders in…

China boosts Samoa’s Pacific Games bid

APIA,  (SAMOA OBSERVER) — China has signed over $1.8 billion Chinese Yuan (US$261.8 million) to the Samoan government for the maintenance of the Aquatic Centre and the Sports Complex. The deal was signed between China’s visiting Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Zheng Zeguang and Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi. Held at the Prime Minister’s conference…

West to ban plastic bag

THE WESTERN provincial government has put a ban on plastic bag to be used in the province. This was endorsed during an urgent meeting early this week. “I hate plastic bag!, a bolt and provoking statement, that Hon. Wayne Maepioh Premier of Western Province made at a local ministerial and stakeholder holder officials meeting held…

Suspect detained in Auki

The second murder suspect in connection to the LGZ shop double murder over the Easter will be transferred over to Honiara from Auki soon. The suspect who is being identified as Raymond Keota is still being detained at the Auki police custody since Sunday night. This was confirmed by the Auki police operational commander Timothy…