RSIPF failed to acquit imprest on deadline

Accountant General (AG) for the Ministry of Finance & Treasury (MoFT) told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) recently that the operational imprests by the Royal Solomon Islands Police (RSIP) were not retired on due dates and this has resulted in none releasing of imprests for operations. This was in response to a question asked by…

Need to enrich ties with Taiwan: PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has expressed the need for further enrichment of Solomon Islands relationship with the Republic of China (Taiwan). This was articulated when the Prime Minister received the Ambassador for the Republic of China Victor Te-sun Yu and Rear Admiral Yu-Pin Lin, Commander of the visiting Republic of China Navy Midshipmen Cruising Training…

Fantastic experience

DESPITE the unsuccessful campaign by Western United at the Oceania club championship league in Fiji assistant coach Riccardo De Viva has described his stint with the team as a wonderful experience. Speaking exclusively to the Sport Sports yesterday at the Honiara International terminal before he jetted out of the country with two of his players…

De Viva thanks United

THE Western United assistant coach to the recent Oceania Club Champions League, Riccardo De Viva has made a public acknowledgement. De Viva mainly highlighted his gratitude for being given the opportunity to chare his knowledge on football with the club and players. “I would like to thank the management and both the owners Reggie and…

SMB sinks SHNAS in opener

TEAM SBM A from the school of business and management at the Solomon Islands National University outclashed its opponent SHNAS A from the school of health, nursing and applied science in their opening yesterday at Kukum campus field. SBM A boys scored 4-1 in the full 40minutes game and celebrated the win. Both teams have…

Easter race champ set for Commonwealth Games

The Easter 5000m road race champion, Charlton Pegoa will not be participating in the Pacific Games but will do so in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa. This was confirmed by the Athletics Solomon president, Martin Rara. Athletics Solomon president, Martin Rara, recently confirmed Pegoa has proven himself ready to compete in the Pacific Games…

Call for Multipurpose Hall court renovation

TEAM manager for the Solomon Islands men’s Basketball squad, Eric Chow has called on responsible authorities within the Honiara City Council to do some repair on the Multipurpose Hall playing court. Chow made the call following observations that the poor state of the court has been disturbing at times and there are fears athletes training…

Solomon Airline: answers please!

MAY we repeat it again! Solomon Airlines board and management owe this nation an explanation as to why it suddenly sacked chief pilot Gibson Galo and demoted its chief engineer Trevor Palmer. The decision may be an internal company matter. But it only fuel speculation as to the future of this State-Owned Enterprise. Already rumours…

SIPA absent

Dear Editor – I  was sad to see a leading SOE like SIPA had acted the way they did lately by failing to attend an important meeting arranged by PAC for them (SIPA) to attend to tell their stories of how things are going down at the wharf. These PAC meetings were designed or planned…

Time to review 10-bed arrangement

Dear Editor – Having just returned from the above Hospital in Sydney, I would like to share a few thoughts about this incredible hospital and the wisdom of those who have initiated the 10-bed arrangement some 25 years ago. First and foremost, I would like to thank the doctors at Central Hospital for referring Fr.…