SIVB organises service tourism awareness

SOLOMON Island Visitors Bureau (SIVB) has organised a one day Service Tourism Awareness Workshop (STAW) for the entire Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) departments on Friday. The training was organised at the King Solomon Hotel Bamboo Bar. The aim of the workshop was to stimulate an excitement and interest about the tourism industry with…

Call to support rural soccer

A TEAM official fromSambora football club has called on the business houses, Provincial Members and Members of Parliament around South East Vella La Vella in Western Province to step in and assist rural soccer clubs. Rickson Oile speaking from his village at Sambora said this ahead of the 2015 South Vella La Vella constituency cup…

Omokirio acknowledge his young players

KOLOALE FC head coach was impressed with the way his young players performed in the current HFA competition with absence of most of their senior players due to injuries. Former national player and coach Gideon Omokirio revealed this to Star Sports in an interview over the weekend at the Lawson Tama stadium after their crucial…

3×3 Jam kicks off today

The High School Holiday 3×3 Jam is set for tomorrow Tuesday, June 30. It will be held at the Multi-purpose hall from 10am to 6pm. The competition is expected to finish off on Wednesday July 1. Organizers call on schools in and around Honiara to quickly register their team to participate. Only 10 spaces are…

South East Vella cup kicks off

The 2015 South East Vella La Vella constituency cup will kick off today at Maravari village in Western province. About 15 teams from communities in and around South East Vella La Vella managed to register their teams to participate on the biggest soccer competition on the Island. Speaking to Star Sports with the South East…

ACOMSIC Games kick off

2015 ACOMSIC Games kicked off Monday with a colourful parade into Lawson Tama stadium in Honiara. The ACOMSIC Games which was last hosted by the Church of Melanesia 10 years ago was revived yesterday which saw 12 Church of Melanesia run schools participating in the event. More than 890 athletes and officials from the provinces…

Here’s news for NPF members

Board to declare interest rate today SOLOMON ISLANDS National Provident Fund (SINPF) members will know what interest they’ll be paid this year when the fund declares this today. After a tough year of battling public criticisms and scrutiny over some of their investment decisions and loans, particularly the $15m Tavanipupu loan, the board sailed through…

Missing Malaysian found

A Malaysian man who reportedly went missing in the Shortland Islands has been found alive and safe. Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast at the weekly police conference yesterday said police found the man on the same Island police believed he went missing from. “The person is located safe and well and there were no further issues.”…

Court gives time for parties to sort charges

Time has been given for Prosecutions and Defence Counsels to negotiate the charges involving the man who allegedly attempted to burn down the Pacific Casino Hotel. A pre-trial conference was held yesterday on the charge of arson and wilful & unlawful damage charge against Tommy Leong. This was after prosecution maintained the two charges following…

Former police officer to stand trial

FORMER provincial police commander of Guadalcanal Daniel Hunikera will stand trial in September in relation to the traffic offences against him. Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga has set down September 7 for the start of the trial. The hearing will run for three days. The trial date was fixed following the pre-trial conference yesterday. Hunikera had…