Six provinces join UDP

Six provinces had pledged their alliance with the United Democratic Party (UDP) yesterday before the president of UDP Tommy Chan at the Honiara Hotel. This was revealed to the Solomon Star by the Premier of Malaita Province Peter Ramohia. Mr Ramohia said that incorporating provincial governments to any political party helps the province to address…

Sikua to PM: Tell the truth

The Leader of the Independent Group in Parliament Hon. Dr. Derek Sikua said in a statement yesterday that the Prime Minister’s National Apology on Tuesday 5th July, 2006 is farcical, a mockery and a deliberate attempt at covering up past illegal activities and wrongdoing by certain individuals. Dr. Sikua also stated that the blame put…

United hints final squad for TSL

THE Western United Football Club will soon name their final squad for the upcoming 2016/17 Telekom Soccer League (TSL) which will kick off later this month. United’s head coach Commins Menapi said he had already submitted the list to the team management which is responsible for its release. Menapi said his team has kicked off…

SG hockey competition set to roll

The 2016 Solomon Games hockey competition is set to kick off tomorrow at the KGVI hockey ground. President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Senevirantne said this year’s competition will be the first ever for Solomon Islands to host such big competition involving all provinces’ since hockey was revived in the country ,’’…

If you have ears and eyes, listen and see

The police commissioner Frank Prendergast on Friday last week revealed that 10 people have been arrested as a result of the first usage of breathalyzers. The first ten are going to face tough consequences under the newly passed laws. When parliament was about to pass this new traffic laws, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force…

Breathalysers in use, drivers warned

Ten people have been arrest and will be charged under the new traffic law, after they were caught by breathalysers. The ten were the first to be arrested when the newly introduced police breathalysers were used in a recent police operation. The ten will be facing hefty penalties of $10,000 plus or one to two…