Call to address Noro dumpsite

  MEMBERS of the public in Noro town, Western Province have expressed their concern at the state of the dumpsite and ask that it be addressed timely. Noro town being an industrial district in the Western province has around four thousand people according to the recent election registration data taken in 2019. The population data…

Concerns raised over UK cases

Health authorities have raised a new concern in relation to the virulence of the COVID-19 strain that came in from the United Kingdom. The soccer players have now been in the country for 4 weeks. However, unlike the cases that came from the Philippines and Korea that converted to negative within 2-3 weeks, the strain…

RSIPF Commissioner congratulates women’s football team for winning the inaugural premier league

 The Commissioner of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Mostyn Mangau congratulates the RSIPF Royals women’s football team after being crowned the champions of the inaugural women’s premier league after winning their final match in Honiara yesterday (22 November 2020). The Royals beat Naha FC 2-1 to finish the season undefeated.  “It has been…

Graduates from SIG Quarantine Stations

A total of sixty (60) persons have graduated from different SIG Quarantine Stations after completing their mandatory quarantined periods last week. National Emergency Operation Centre, NEOC, confirmed that out of the total number released, fifty-two (52) persons graduated from the Chengs Quarantine Station on Friday 20th November 2020. The persons have undergone the required number…

Tuna town to host West 2nd appointed day

THE tuna town of Noro, New Georgia, Western Province will stage the province’s 37th Second Appointed Day celebration on Monday 7th December 2020. The celebration will be featured along with the opening of the Roviana Lagoon Festival in Munda on the same day.   Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare will be the special guest invited to…

Gizo CHS stages form 6 graduation

Gizo Community High School (GCHS) in Western Province on Friday successfully staged its sixth graduation for its form six (6) students. The event was held at the school’s hall. More than 40 students were part of the event. They all received their certificate of completion and are now waiting for their final results. The theme…

Eels, Coast share spoils

THE Telekom S-league competition has wrapped up its matches for this year following the final two matches played at the Lawson Tama on Sunday. Henderson Eels remains top of the table with 35 points after ending their match with a 1-1 draw with Central Coast FC. Raphael Lea’i gave Eels the lead with the opening goal…

NWGDA successfully host talent show 

North-West Guadalcanal Development Association (NWGDA) on Saturday 21 November successfully hosted its first ever talent show.  The talent show was aimed at involving every children, youths and elderly people in North-West Guadalcanal to showcase their hidden talents.  During the elimination round on Saturday, a total of 48 groups have participated in the elimination round with…

Truthful reporting on SI

Dear Editor – The decision by Solomon Islands’ Cabinet to ban Facebook is said to be legally wrong and I expect the decision to be challenged. The argument made by the prime minister and his communications minister is that it has been a platform for people to ‘abuse political leaders.’ I have some sympathy for…