Laucala thrashes ANZ

LOCAL students studying in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) was narrowly beaten 4 -3 by USP Laucala 1 side in an impressive showdown at the SIFF academy field, Tuesday. It was an electrifying match as both teams battled it out to grab themselves a point in their first match. However, it was USP Laucala 1…

U17 team moves into camp

The Solomon Islands national U17 men’s football team is in camp ahead of their participation for the Oceania U17 Championship. A total of 27 players have moved into camp as of Monday at the SIFF Academy. These players were part of the 30 men training squad recently announced by SIFF. Initially there were 100 players…

New Caledonia and Samoa don’t disappoint, Guam down hosts

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SI Built Environment Association

Dear Editor – I had the misfortune to sit through a “sermon” by the expatriate “expert” from the above organisation. The first thing I noticed was that the “consultant” had never built anything himself but “been a consultant to” all the mentioned projects. His “best sea wall” was the opposite and actually encouraged wave power…

We are suing gov’t for $31.8m

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Mining Rennel island

Dear Editor – I understand that the High Court of Solomon Islands has recently handed down its decision in a case involving a group of landowners who had challenged the legality of their land being acquired for mining purposes. In fact it was not a decision rather, the High Court Judge in the said case…

Malaita dialogue

Dear Editor – This is my assessment on the Malaita Dialogue which I attended and I wish to have it published in your paper. It was a great privilege for me to attend the Malaita leaders’ dialogue held in Auki from the 23rd to the 25th.11.16. It was an accident as in such occasions I…

What’s in the budget for the people?

SO the Government expects to collect and spend $4.1 billion next year. That was the 2017 budget Finance minister Snyder Rini handed down in parliament on Monday. “Building the nation’s resilience to enhance economic growth and service delivery”, is the theme of the budget. Mr Rini said it is a responsible, credible and sustainable budget…