PNG vs.Solo

Dear Editor – The soccer game scheduled for 9th May, 2017 between PNG and Solo at Lawson Tama is a must game for the soccer crazy fans to go and watch as both teams will give it their best to see who gets the three points award. SI will be playing in their home ground.…

Ghost gear wreaking havoc on our ocean

DISCARDED or abandoned fishing gear, also known as ghost gear, is responsible for at least one-tenth of all marine debris. It is four times more deadly to marine animal life than all other forms of marine debris combined, according to Pacific island leaders. Here at the UN Ocean Conference in New York, the Global Ghost…

Fresh warning on bogus recruiting agents here

THE Labor Mobility Unit (LMU) within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade is once again stressing to the general public the importance of verifying the legitimacy of Agents who recruit for the Australian Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP). “The Unit is making clear that people wanting to participate should never have to pay money…

Team PNG arrives

The Papua New Guinea (PNG) national men’s football team arrived yesterday ahead of their away match against the Solomon Islands national team on Friday. The team comprise of mostly young players following changes made in the past months to the previous squad. David Muta and Tommy Semmy, two renowned players for the PNG squad are…

Team ready for big match

THE National men’s football team are scheduled to have their final training session today at Lawson Tama ahead of the decisive match with Papua New Guinea on Friday. Head coach Felipe Vega-Arango told Star Sports yesterday the atmosphere in the camp is great and the players are itching to take the pitch in front of…

Local refs officiate

Two of our local football referees have officiated in the World Cup qualifier match between Fiji and New Caledonia in Lautoka, Fiji on Wednesday. They are Bernard Mutukera and George Time. Mutukera was assigned as the second assistant referee while Time was the fourth official. The match which ended in a 2-all draw yesterday was…

Boxing unlikely this year

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Boxing unlikely this year

The Honiara Amateur Boxing Association (HABA) fortnightly competitions   proposed for this year is high likely will not happen. HABA president John Firifote confirmed this to Star Sports, Wednesday. “HABA’s proposed fortnightly bouts for this year will likely not happen,’’ he said. He said Honiara City Council (HCC) has decided not to allow HABA to host…

Gun owners

Dear Editor – Thank you for giving me space in your paper to voice out the complaints of number of Licence gun holders who have surrendered their guns in 2003 to RAMSI. It is sad to say that may be we are foolish or otherwise to surrender our guns at that time.  Today we expect…