$26.5M TOP UP

Japan to provide extra fund for airport project   JAPAN will provide an additional SBD of $26.5 million to fill the financial gap brought about by the delay in the commencement of the Honiara International Airport improvement project. The Japanese Government through the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is providing the fund. However, due to…

VICTORIOUS ISLANDERS

Islanders Brothers wins Man Up title for the first time   The Man Up Challenge has ended successfully with Islanders Brother winning the title for the first time. Following the finals played at Town ground rugby stadium yesterday, Islander won this year’s Man Up Challenge title after edging defending champions Henderson Hammerheads (HHH) 15-10. Winning…

SUSPECT ESCAPED 

Prized ‘potential’ killer of Chinese business woman fled Honiara   A MAN police have identified as a potential suspect in the killing of a 44-year-old Chinese woman earlier this week has fled Honiara, sources confirmed last night. It is understood the man boarded one of two cargo and passenger vessels, which left Honiara for Malaita…

Tailings dam poses risk

The Environment and Conservation Division with the support from the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) is continuing to monitor the Gold Ridge tailings Dam after water level rose to dangerous levels following heavy rainfall in recent weeks. The latest data collected on-site showed that on the 1st April 2021 the level of water at the…

‘HELP ME’

The final words from shop owner to her husband   THE husband of the Chinese woman who was allegedly stabbed to death inside her shop Point Cruz on Tuesday morning made a final pleading call ‘help me’ to her husband and says she was attacked. That’s according to Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau during his weekly press…

POTENTIAL SUSPECT IDENTIFIED

Police identify ‘Potential suspect’ in White Angel Building murder POLICE investigators have identified a potential suspect in their hunt for the killer or killers in Tuesday’s murder of a Chinese woman in the city’s central business district (CDB), sources told Solomon Star yesterday. The killing has raised a chorus of condemnation by the government and…

Laugu’s new coach

  LAUGU FC will head into the new Telekom Super League (TSL) season under the command of new coach Luke Eroi. This was confirmed by TSL Media. “Laugu United has appointed Luke Eroi as head coach for the upcoming TSL season.  “Eroi has the wealth of coaching experiences, under his guidance, he led Vanuatu club…

Traditional, cultural heritage workshop held in West Are’Are

RARIPAINA Biodiversity Conservation Association held a three-day traditional and cultural heritage safeguarding workshop at Haukona village in West Are’Are. Facilitated by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism facilitator Steven Namosu Paukari on the invitation from Raripaina conservation. More than 20 participants’ women and men including teachers as well from the nearby community attended the workshop.…