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…

Men in Black tame Stallions in IDC opener

Suva (Fiji Times) – BA made a bright start to its Courts Inter District Championship campaign defeating Nadroga 2-0 at Prince Charles Park in Nadi on Sunday. The score line did not reflect well on the overall performance of the Stallions which also had numerous chances of scoring. In fact it was Nadroga that went…

Fiji intend to finish with a flourish

LONDON, ( REUTERS) —Fiji want to finish with a flourish and return home from the Rugby World Cup with a victory that their spirited performances in defeat against the Pool A big guns have merited, coach John McKee said. Having faced England, Australia and Wales, the Pacific Islanders bow out against Uruguay in Milton Keynes…

Where is China town?

Dear Editor – After independence in 1978, the China town in Honiara is between MHMS and Honiara High School. Today the entire Honiara City is now known as China town. From my observations, I started to see Chinese moving into the residential areas with their big shops. This is not bad but it is a…

Noise in the name of Christ

Dear Editor – It has become a practice that religious groups use the name of Christ to make unnecessary noise through loud music throughout late night hours. This is of real disturbance to many people who would like to have their night rest. It is understood that making unnecessary loud noise after 10 pm is…

Call to equip fire team

A Honiara resident has urged the local fire fighter to be more alert and equipped in the event of a major fire disaster. Ben Didiomea raised his concern after the Vuvula complex located at China Town in Honiara was razed to the ground on Saturday evening at around 4pm. He said, according to his own…

MP fund to purchase new nebulizer

West Honiara MP positively responds to an appeal of Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) to purchase new nebulizers for the National Referral Hospital which was stolen last week. Honorable Namson Tran responded by providing fund of SBD$10,000 which will cater for three nebulizers to save the lives of people with asthmatic problem. The fund was…

DPM opens 8th Premiers conference

THE 8th Premiers Conference was officially opened yesterday by the Deputy Prime Minister (PM) and acting PM Douglas Ete, at the Ginger beach, North West Guadalcanal. Hundreds of people gathered for the program with guests including government officials. With the theme “Community Participation in Local Economic Development” the Premiers are all set to take part…

Cultural event

Dear Editor – Wish to acknowledge the two schools in Honiara for the hosting of their cultural event last week. Culture forms part of our society and its important that our children must also learn each others culture. Wherever you go, culture cannot be ignored because its part our us. So the move by King…

Unbelievable, but it’s possible

SOLOMON Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) yesterday announced making a $41 million profit in the last eight months under the leadership of Singaporean Colin Yow. At the same time, the authority paid out $10 million in dividends for the first time to the government. This turn-around of SIPA’s financial position sounds almost like a miracle. But…