Facts about MV Sitka

MV Sitka is 53 years old. This is based on a fact sheet of the vessel from International Maritime Organisation (IMO) received by the Solomon Star, Tuesday. According to the information, MV Sitka was built in Denmark in 1963. However, according to casualty report from IHSF, it was in collision whilst moored with MV ‘Otuanga…

Operation to remove old bombs

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD), will be assisting personnel’s from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom, following a request from the Government of Solomon Islands to these countries, to dispose World War II ordinances and abandoned war relics from our provinces. It will be a month long…

Speaker receives motions

THE provincial speaker for Malaita province, Titus Fika says he has received two motion of no confidence over the weekend. In an interview with Solomon Star on Tuesday, Titus Fika said that one is against Premier, Peter Ramohia and another one is against provincial finance minister Joe Hereau, “Surely, I have received those two motions…

U20 defeats Cook Islands

The Solomon Islands national U20 men’s football team has secured their first three points of the OFC U20 championship in Vanuatu. This followed their 3-0 victory over Cook Islands at the Lunganville Soccer City Stadium yesterday. The win gave them four points as they remain on second spot behind favourites, New Zealand with six points…

Fans commend Kurukuru

Mad Kurukuru’s fans and supporters in the country and abroad has commended our local players for standing tall against  Futsal World Champions Brazil despite they lost their friendly  match 18-0 on Tuesday.  “Congratulations Kurukuru players and your coaching staff for the great friendly. “It was unfortunate that you could not contain mighty Brazil in that…