Kurukuru wins first game

Solomon Islands national futsal team, Kurukuru registered their first win of the Oceania Championship defeating bitter rivals Tahiti 3-0 at the Vodafone Arena in Suva, Fiji last night. Kurukuru captain Elliot Ragomo fired home the opening goal past Tahiti custodian Teva Durot to take the lead three minutes from kick off. Substitution Micah Lea’alafa and…

Hospital theatres closed

Lives at risk, say doctors TWO of the three Operating Theatres at the National Referral Hospital have been closed for repair since December. And despite assurances from health authorities to do the repair work sooner, nothing has been done since. “We are now into the third month of closure,” Dr Paul Hitchin, an Orthopaedic Surgeon…

Unable to read

Dear Editor – It would appear that a lot of Solomon Island drivers cannot read. I see vehicles parked between “Police no parking” signs at the fishing village market. If Kukum Police does not have vehicles they may care to walk down to the fishing village on occasions to control the traffic. J.R WilliamsHoniara

Ports security

Dear Editor – As a former security guard at the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA), I want to highlight a few issues for the chief executive officer Colin Yow to take note of. I was recruited by Nick Maena, who was regarded as the security manager, looking specifically after the port’s domestic area. One thing…