West Papua delegation arriving

MEMBERS of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) are arriving in Honiara starting this week, ahead of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Leaders’ Summit next week. This was confirmed to the Solomon Star by Ben Didiomea, one of the West Papua campaigners in the country. They arrived in Honiara on separate flights. The…

Court adjourns robbery case

Four men facing robbery charges will appear again in the Honiara Magistrates Court on July 18. This is to give time for a Public Solicitor’s Office (PSO) lawyer to be allocated for one of the accused, Lawrence Liliva. Liliva was previously represented by PSO lawyer George Gray. He is now left without a lawyer after…

Eagles out-clashes Kikio

THE Malaita Eagles Beach soccer team out clashed the determined Western Kikio in an electrifying match by 5 goals to 2 Thursday afternoon at the Waikiki (Mamanawata) beach, Central Honiara. With the win against W/Kikio, Eagles now registered 9 points after winning three matches. Waikiki beach come alive yesterday as hundreds of spectators flocked in…

Kakamora, Renbel In top form

Makira Ulawa province football team has continued dominance in pool B of the 2016 Solomon Games after cruising past Lauru football team 5-1 at the Lawson Tama Stadium Monday afternoon. This is their second win of the competition after they defeated Malaita 2-0 in the opening match. The win gave them the six points lead…

Shops criticized for ignoring public holiday

THE continuous ignorance of the shops within the city has received widespread disapproval from members of the public on Thursday. Despite the country’s 38th Independence anniversary celebrations yesterday and the day was identified as public holiday, most shops specially the Chinese ones are still operating as normal. This has prompted numerous calls from city residents…

Chairman: Think Tank work progresses

DESPITE all the negative criticisms against the Malaita Think Tank Group, work is progressing well with resource owners in supporting government’s plan to see development happening on Malaita. Chairman of Think Tank Taskforce Barnabas Henson said this in responses to criticisms made by some people from the province. He said they expect criticism from people…