Solomon Islands acknowledges New Zealand support

Solomon Islands Minister of Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Milner Tozaka has thanked the New Zealand Government for its ongoing support towards Solomon Islands under its bilateral aid programme. Minister Tozaka expressed the Solomon Islands Government’s gratitude when he met with his New Zealand counterpart, Murray McCully at the margins of the Forum Foreign Ministers…

SI export tuna joins EU tracking system

Solomon Islands tuna bound for EU markets marked a milestone moment this month. As of 1stJuly 2015, the EU has formally registered the Solomon Islands as an official TRACES (Trade Control and Expert System) participant. This status allows the Health Competent Authority and Industry to have access to the EU electronic certification systems. TRACES is…

Taekwondo showdown

The only Solomon Islands national female taekwondo fighter Emily Magaret Kwaetolo will be the first to fight today when the taekwondo championship kicks off today in the IV Pacific Games. Kwaetolo will face New Zealand in the under 68kg today to open the championship for Solomon Islands taekwondo team. In an interview with this paper…

Win dedicated to flood victims

THE country’s only male who won gold medal so far at the Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG) has acknowledged God for the victory while dedicating his win to April 2014 flood victims. Rosefelo Siosi on Tuesday won the 10,000 meters race and wanted to dedicate his achievement for the innocent lives…

‘The Voice’ star is coming

ONE of the star contestants of ‘The Voice Australia 2014’, Elly Oh will be touring Honiara at the end of this month. She will be performing live at Honiara Hotel’s Club Le Flamingo on Friday 31st July and Saturday 1st of August 2015 respectively. Crown Sound Entertainment, an affiliating independent entertainment company in Honiara with…

“My dream came true”

Solomon Islands female long distance runner, Sharon Firisua has done it again winning her second gold of the 2015 Pacific Games for Solomon Islands. This time it was in the women’s 10,000 metre race. Ms Firisua clocked a time of 38:33s with New Caledonia on second and PNG on third. Speaking to media after her…