NOCSI delegation to attend ONOC congress

A team of five officials of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) will be attending the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) congress and annual general meeting. They are President, Ronald Bei Talasasa VP International, Naoyuki Fujiyama Vice president Finance, Secretary General Melinda Avosa, Francis Manioru Athlete Commissioner  and Lisa Wini. Talasasa and Fujiyama…

Auckland City aim for five OFC titles

SUVA, (NZ HERALD) – Auckland City FC are in line to make more history, after reaching yet another OFC Champions League final. The ASB Premiership champions defeated FC Gaitcha 1-0 in Suva Tuesday to book their place in the decider. Serbian defender Marko Dordevic headed the only goal midway through the second half of the…

137 to lead volunteers

Port Moresby (The National) –  THE 2015 Pacific Games will have 137 volunteer team leaders, who will be key support people working with the Games Volunteer Workforce and Games Organising Committee staff during the July event. The team leaders will be the main point of contact between the GOC functional area managers and the volunteers…

Youths promote healthy fruits

Youths engaged under the Youth @ Work program have promoted fruits to fight against non-communicable diseases (NCD) at the youth market which is currently underway in Honiara. Dubbed themselves as the NCD Warriors, they said they promoted fruits for a very important purpose. Team leader Simon Tomasusu told this paper of how they came up…

Prebble: Media promotes negative side of SOEs

NEGATIVE stories published by print media is one of the contributing factors to under-performance of State Owned Enterprises (SOE) in any country. That’s according to the Asian Development Bank representative and former Minister to SOE in New Zealand Richard Prebble stated. He was speaking during the SOE forum meeting organised by the Solomon Islands Government…

Fiji defeats PNG and Singapore

SUVA, ( FIJI TIMES) -The two Fiji netball sides won their matches last night in the International Series at the Vodafone Arena in Suva. The Digicel Fiji side beat Papua New Guinea 68-37 while the Punjas Fiji side won 61-47 over Singapore. National coach Kate Carpenter had a chance to look at the extended squad…

Fire tragedy..

Dear Editor – Allow me first, to share my condolence to the family who have lost their (as described by neighbours) beautiful children. My heart goes out to them and I pray that the God of comfort fill these empty spaces in that family. While the blame game maybe played among family members right now…