He’ll be back

Schmelling to rejoin Kurukuru The master minder of the Kurukuru’s fifth victory at the 2016 OFC Futsal Championship in Fiji, Juliano Schmeling will arrive back in Honiara this Tuesday to continue with his duties with Kurukuru. He confirmed this to Sunday Sports from New Zealand on Saturday. The Kurukuru Brazilian tactician said he will arrive…

Squad eye more friendlies

The national men’s football team are expecting a few more international friendly matches as part of their preparation for the upcoming Nation’s Cup in Papua New Guinea in May this year. Head coach Moses Toata confirmed this. “We are looking at bringing two teams or a team for two games next month and we will…

Wrong way to handle money

Dear Editor – To begin, after receiving my change from a fifty dollars ($50) note, I made a count to ensure receiving the rightful amount. It was right; however, something strange and unusual caught my attention during the course of my counting: a Telekom mobile number was clearly written on the surface of one of…

Proactive policing

Dear Editor – I congratulate the RSIPF one again teaching music to young people as part of a pro-active community policing initiative. This was done previously in 1998 when the members of the police band helped in a similar way with a group of young, interested musicians. The then British High Commissioner contributed sheet music…

Home for Kurukuru

Dear Editor – A home speaks of protection, rest, identity, and future. Every time the Kururkuru secure a victory the whole nation went bananas. The die-hard fans would frequent the video outlet shops to hopefully get a glimpse of the excitement. In 2008 I was privileged to cook for them the whole tournament in Suva,…

Gov’t seals diplomatic relations with Pakistan

SOLOMON Islands has established diplomatic relations with Pakistan last Friday. Foreign Affairs and External Trade minister Milner Tozaka and Pakistan’s High Commissioner designate to Solomon Islands, Naela Chohan signed the Communiqué in Honiara to formalise the ties. “It is with great enthusiasm that I sign this agreement between our two nations, an enthusiasm that comes…

PM in Noumea for talks

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has arrived in Noumea, New Caledonia, to meet with leader of the Front de Liberation Nationale Kanak et Socialiste (FLNKS). He is travelling there as chair of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG). The FLNKS meeting is part of his 13-day round of meetings with leaders of the MSG. The FLNKS is…