Kooline says thanks 

KOOLINE Futsal club has acknowledged the support rendered towards the team for the recent OFC Futsal League competition in New Zealand. Kooline Team Manager Mohammed Shameem told media upon arrival on Tuesday that the support rendered by the sponsors, families, friends and football supporters both at home and abroad is what keeps their hopes alive and…

MHMS, churches sign deal

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) together with heads of five mainstream churches in Solomon Islands have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) as part of strengthening their partnership going forward into the future. MHMS Minister Dickson Mua and his permanent secretary have signed the MoU on behalf of the ministry alongside the…

$140m for new centre

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has announced that the national government will inject more than SBD 140 million to help build the National Institute of Sport the High Performance Centre in the country leading up to the 2023 Pacific Games. Prime Minister Sogavare made this statement on Friday during the launching of the   National Institute which…

Anti-corruption day marked in Auki

Malaita provincial capital of Auki came alive on Monday morning with the commemoration of the 2019 international anti-corruption day. The day was marked worldwide under the theme ‘Corruption: An impediment to sustainable development goals.’ In Solomon Islands, the event was marked under the theme ‘United against Corruption.’ Its the first time the event was celebrated in…

Sogavare: gov’t commits to fight corruption

THE nation joined the world on Monday to mark the United Nations International Anti-corruption day with a theme ‘United Against Corruption’. The event started off with a parade from the Honiara City Council to the National Auditorium with members of the Parliament, diplomatic corps, senior government officials, UN agencies, Civil Society Organisations, churches, private sector, regional and…