Alleged scam: a blessing in disguise

THIS week appears to be setting the stage for a showdown when Parliament meets next month. In many ways, issues that have surfaced are playing into the hands of the Opposition, which could unleash a torrent of salvos come Question Time. For example, SKL and its subsidiaries, a group of company being promoted here as…

CDF: Constituent are in the dark

THERE is great need for openness and transparency in the use of Constituency Development Fund. Why CDF information continued to be left in the dark is a painful reality to people in the rural communities. It is for their sake that this additional layer of service delivery apart from the central and provincial government system…

Our futsal teams into semis

Paramartyr Kingz and Saints FC have has booked their semi-final spots of the second edition of Wantok Futsal Challenge currently took place in Vanuatu. According to Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) reports both local futsal teams have secured their semi-final spots of the competition after day four of the competition. Kingz earned their spot after two…

Farmset supports Ministry

FARMSET Limited has donated 12 pairs of soccer shoes and $7,200 cash to the Ministry of Rural Development on Wednesday at the Farmset office at Ranadi, East Honiara. The donation was purposely to assist the Ministry in preparation for the upcoming Inter- Ministry competitions. Farmset branch manager Lolito Ceredon said, he was so delighted to…

No clear favourite

The start of the fifth Telekom S-league (TSL) football season displayed tough contest among all participating clubs which makes it difficult to point out the favourites of this season. Both new comers, West Honiara FC and Guadalcanal FC has been impressive in their opening games with a 0-0 draw to Real Kakamora FC and a…

Naka helps Amicale book final spot

SOLOMON ISLANDS beach soccer wonder boy and former Western United striker James Naka helped his team Amicale FC booked the Port Vila TVL opening cup 2015 final. Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) reports James Naka was the hero of the match after he netted the only goal in 62 minutes from the penalty spot. “Ifira equipped…

Hunters Hunted

Solomon Islands national rugby Union squad known as the Hunters team has no chances of finishing top of the 2015 Oceania Rugby Cup currently held at the Sir Hubert Stadium in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). This came after their second loss of the competition to Tahiti with on Wednesday. The Hunters suffered their…

Fiji hosting Oceania Swimming champ

SUVA, (PACNEWS) -The President of the Oceania Swimming Association Denis Miller has clarified that Fiji’s hosting the 2016 Oceania Swimming Championships was conditional on Fiji Government support to host the event. Miller made the clarification after media reports in Fiji that the country has won the bid to host the championship. “Delegates at the Oceania…