No more logging on Rennell

Dear Editor – The Minister for Environment was quoted by your paper that logging will not be allowed on Rennell Island. What about mining? The Mining Lease was not even legal. Manetoali and DCC must stop misleading the people of Renbel Province and Solomon Islands. Removing Day Pacha from the Ministry of Mines is not…

Good work JANUS

Dear Editor – With the recent arrest of the PS and his wife for allegedly stealing public funds, the public is more than assured that RSIPF are doing its work and that justice is being served. We look forward to quick trials and if convicted thieves must be sent to places they rightly belong. Our…

Warriors thrash Real Kakamora

Former champions Solomon Warriors opened their 2017/2018 Telekom S-League campaign with a 4-0 thrashing of Real Kakamora at Lawson Tama on Saturday. Moses Toata and Co. started the match on the front foot as Solomon Islands international Gagame Feni open the scoring in 10 minutes of play. Vanuatu international Kency Tangis extended Warriors lead as…

Eels open TSL bid with draw

Debutants Henderson Eels opened their Telekom S-League with a 1-1 draw against defending champions Marist FC on Saturday at Lawson Tama. The newcomers went down to an early goal as veteran Solomon Islands international Henry Fa’arodo scored his debut goal for Marist in the 17th minute of the first half. With a number of experience…

The workings of the outgrowers scheme

Kautoga Corporative Society Limited (KCSL) is the largest Oil Palm Out-grower in Guadalcanal. It was established in 1981 under the country’s cooperative Act. The locally owned Agriculture business is one of three out-growers in north east Guadalcanal that has expanded its operation and is providing employment for members. Five tribes are represented in the society…

Seeking the lost sheep

New vocation centre aims to save the lost “Leave the 99 and go out for the lost one,” Rev. Titus Luther quoted the story of Jesus in the New Testament Bible when he spoke in a parable to draw a lesson about the lost sheep, the lost coin and the prodigal son. Rev. Luther, from…

The drowning isles

The Solomon Islands are an archipelago filled with idyllic beaches and perfect waves, but as temperatures and sea levels rise, much of their pristine coast is disappearing. ASHTYN DOUGLAS of www.surf.com reports From the window seat of our small aircraft, the islands 13,000 feet beneath us looked like uncut emeralds poking out of a vibrant…

MOVE TO OUST PM

Claim: 29 MPs sign to remove Sogavare A move to oust Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare is reported to be gaining momentum. One of masterminds of the move, who is also a MP, told the Sunday Star at least 29 MPs in the Opposition, Independent, and government have signed up to support the move. “We are…