Roy Krishna Eyes Olympics

RNZI: Star striker confirms he is going to play for Fiji in the Nations Cup in PNG Wellington Phoenix striker Roy Krishna admits it’s been a bit of a frustrating season but he’s happy to finally be back on the field and slowly returning to full fitness. The 28 year-old injured his ankle in January…

Team Wellington on to the semis

OFC: Team Wellington have set up a semi-final meeting with AS Magenta from New Caledonia after beating Hekari United 4-0 to finish on top of Group B. Team Wellington have set up a semi-final meeting with AS Magenta from New Caledonia after beating Hekari United 4-0 to finish on top of Group B. Finalists in…

It’s over for Warriors

Warriors 5-4 Lae City OFC: THE country’s Oceania Club Championship rep Solomon Warriors came from behind twice to beat brave Lae City Dwellers (LCD) 5-4 in their final group match yesterday in the wet QBE stadium. Warriors have finished their campaign on a high following a nine-goal thriller to defeat Papua New Guinean debutants Lae…

SIPA controversy must be sorted

WE all want the best for our international sea port in Honiara. So any reforms to achieve that must be supported by all. But the controversy surrounding the manner in which Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) chief executive officer Colin Yow is carrying out the proposed reform is worrying. The important role Honiara’s international sea…

Visitors arrival here in 2015 up

THE Numbers of international visitors into the country has steadily increased from January to December last year. An officially released figure from the Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) last week, has confirmed. It stated that, Solomon Islands records solid visitor arrival increase for 2015 Rounding out a positive year for the Solomon Islands tourism fortunes,…

Locals safe following Japan’s quake

A SOLOMON Islands couple studying in Japan is safe following a serious of earthquake that struck last week. Edwin Koveke and Margaret Neko-Koveke are reportedly safe and well in Kumamoto. Polini and Alan McNeil told Solomon Star yesterday they have been in contact with the couple and can confirm they are safe after taking shelter…

PNA in safer hands

PNA: The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) is in safer hands despite the departure of its chief executive officer of six years Dr Transform Aqorau. Solomon Islander Aqorau will leave the Marshall Islands-based organization in August this year. He will be succeeded by Papua New Guinean Ludwig Kumoru, whose appointment was announced last week.…

A leaf hut of clothes

How a mother earns her income Inside a small hut on the eastern end of Lungga bridge, Winnifred Nanau and her daughter Emma neatly displayed sewn and used clothes for sale. This little clothing shop may look insignificant but to Winnifred, this is her family’s bread and butter. Winnifred, who comes from Malaita, is one…