Work to revive Gold Ridge progressing

WORK to revive and resume the operation of Gold Ridge Mining Ltd in Central Guadalcanal is progressing well. That’s according to Minister for Mines, Energy & Rural Electrification Bradley Tovosia. Mr Tovosia updated parliament on the work to reopen Gold Ridge Mining when he was questioned by Member of Parliament (MP) for Aoke-Langalanga Matthew Wale…

New health deal with Australia

AUSTRALIA and Solomon Islands have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Pacific Pharmaceutical Laboratory Testing Pilot Program. This pilot program will give Solomon Islands access to Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) laboratories for medicine quality testing. Testing will focus initially on a selection of routine antibiotics and medicines commonly used in Solomon Islands…

TRIO RESCUED

…after surviving a 26-day sea ordeal By CHARLES KADAMANA AN ELEVEN (11) year old boy with his father and grandfather survived 26 days drifting out in the open ocean after their boat developed a mechanical problem early last month. They were rescued about 750 nautical miles away from Honiara and 400 nautical miles from Fiji…

FAVOURABLE DRAW

MARIST FC coach Jerry Allen insists the quarter-finals draw for the OFC Champions League sets a good pathway for his team in the Oceania international premier club competition. OFC made the draw at their Auckland headquarter on Monday as Marist was tied up to take on debutants Nalkutan FC away in Port Vila, Vanuatu. Speaking…

Fans hopeful for return action

Football fans and supporters in the country are hopeful for the return of the Oceania Champions League action. Fans flooded to social media Facebook Solomon Islands football page congratulating Warriors and Marist for their quarter finals, expressing their confidence for Warriors and Marist. Their confidence was derived from the recent performances by Warriors and Marist…

PM explains sour relationship in MSG

Prime Minister (PM) Rick Houenipwela had explained the sour relationship with member countries of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) revealing six issues that gave rise to the ill relationship. Houenipwela was responding to question asked by Member of Parliament (MP) for Aoke-Langalanga Matthew Wale. Mr Wale asked the PM that in his recent trip to…

Quarter final fixtures set

Marist to take on Nalkutan and Warriors set for Auckland City By CARLOS ARUAFU   Telekom S-league champions and runner up, Solomon Warriors FC and Marist FC have been made known their opponents for the Oceania Champions League quarter finals. Solomon Warriors again find themselves on the road as they will travel to New Zealand…