Students vow…

PROTEST TO CONTINUE By LESLEY SANGA STUDENTS of Solomon Islands National University (SINU) say their sit-in protest, which started on Wednesday, will continue today. The students staged the protest to demand the SINU Council to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (SINU) that will address issues they’ve raised with the university’s management. They claimed the SINU…

Totori eyes finals

SOLOMON Islands veteran striker Benjamin Totori says he is targeting the semi-finals of the OFC Champions League with Fijian club side Lautoka FC. Totori departed Nadi International airport yesterday with the Fijian champions yesterday for their OFC Champions League quarter-final clash with Tahiti champions AS Dragons. Speaking to local Fijian media pre-departure, Totori is confident…

New fun run champs

The absence of the renowned long distance runners has paved way for other local athletes to add titles against their names during the Easter fun run. Oceania long distance title holder and Easter fun run champion Sharon Firisua’s absence has paved way for long her long-time rival Diana Matekali to scoop the title during the…

Easter Soccer 7s kicks off today

The Easter Soccer 7s competition will kick off today after it was postponed due to the heavy rain over the Easter weekend. The competition is sponsored by the Member of Parliament for West Honiara constituency Honourable Namson Tran. The West Honiara Constituency Development Officer (CDO) Brian Taupiri said the objective of the competition is to…

Scam alert for Auki residents

A FINANCIAL scheme promising huge returns and bonuses to financial members if they invest between $1,000 to $4,000 is hitting Auki, Malaita province, by storm. As a result of the report, the Solomon Islands Financial Intelligence Unit (SIFIU) under the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI), is calling on the general public to immediately cease…

MP BLASTS GOVT OVER LITTLE HELP

THE GOVERNMENT has been accused of doing very little to protect  businesses activities reserved for locals in the country. This was expressed by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Aoke-Langalanga and Chairman of Bills and Legislation Committee Matthew Wale. He was speaking during the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) hearing into the 2018 estimates of the…

SINUSA: Strike still stand

THE Solomon Islands National University Students Association (SINUSA) says they won’t call off the 14-day strike notice and demand an independent committee to look into this matter. After a meeting on Tuesday students body president Reginald Ngati told the Solomon Star that the strike still stands and they want to call for an independent committee…