Premiers urged to discus development issues

ISSUES relating to economic development in the provincial level should be the top of the highlight in this week’s 8thPremiers’ conference in Honiara. Deputy Prime Minister Douglas Ete stressed this yesterday morning while opening the annual event at Doma, northwest Guadalcanal. “During this week-long summit, I want you Premiers to effectively discuss development issues happening…

UK firm excited with partnership here

LUCY BEE Limited, a United Kingdom based company has uttered their utmost excitement in establishing a business partnership with the locally operated Kokonut Pacific Company. This was, in sharing the locally produced coconut oils to the UK market. In her remarks to announce the milestone achievement, a Lucy Bee Ltd representative said that the coconut…

BSP makes banking more accessible

Bank South Pacific (BSP) continues to make banking more accessible, with the announcement of new Agents. Saula Family Relaytion Shop in Luanuia (Ontong Java) and Danny Shop in Sasamungga (Choiseul) are the latest addition to the bank’s branchless banking network. Establishment of this network is further evidence that BSP would go the extra mile to…

Call to provide clear calls

MEMBERS of the public have called on Telekom Company to provide clear phone call service. The critics say they have been very disappointed with the current service which has been very annoying with blurry noise effects causing disturbances to phone call conversations. A frustrated customer who asked to remain anonymous said, the disturbing background noise…

RANOSI supports recipients with vehicles

RANOGGAH/SIMBO (RANOSI) constituency in the Western province has now moved into supporting families and individuals with the provision of land transportation as part of improving their livelihood. On Monday the constituency took delivery of four cars funded under the Rural Constituency Development Fund (RCDF). The cars will be used as part of supporting the livelihood…

Warriors vie first win

Defending champion of the Melanesian Super Cup, Solomon Warriors is looking for a win in their first match against Erekor Golden Stars, 3pm at PVM stadium in Vanuatu tomorrow. Head coach Moses Toatar told Star Sports that they are preparing for their first game and will be looking for a win to put them in…

Rugby union gets promoted

East Rennel rugby union association has taken steps to develop rugby union in the district by engaging communities and schools in the district in the sport. Speaking to this paper yesterday East Rennel Rugby Union president George Taweka said they have been engaging the communities and schools in the area in rugby since September in…

Auki Select to take on Matangiki

Honiara rugby union association league champions Matangiki rugby club will have their first of their two friendly matches today at the Aligegeo stadium at 3pm. According to Malaita rugby union association (MRUA) president David Fiumae, the Honiara champs will have a taste against one of the young and upcoming stars in Auki, the Auki Select…

No change at the top as Samoa go second

OFC: New Zealand remains unbeaten competition leaders following an 18-0 defeat of Vanuatu, while Samoa climb into second position after beating New Caledonia 6-2 on Match Day 3 of the 2015 OFC U-20 Women’s Championship. The victory for Samoa follows a 3-3 draw against Tonga in their first game on Saturday, and lifts them to…

Auki netball league kicks off

Auki netball association started off their first league matches last Saturday at the Aligegeo netball court. The league kicked off on a high note which saw Frigates and AYC displaying a high standard of netball. In the first match last Saturday Frigates 1 beat the young AYC netball club by 14-11. In the second match…