Keeping election pledges

Dear Editor – Last week saw the new British High Commissioner to the Solomon Islands, His Excellency Chris Trott, make a courtesy call on the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. In a subsequent press release from the office of the Prime Minister, it was reported that the PM had spoken about the Democratic Coalition for Change…

Fake medical clearances

Dear Editor – The allegation (SStar No.6080) by Director of NTU, who stated“…NTU did not want fake medical clearances.  Past students pay various doctors to do their health clearances, which was cheating” is a ridiculous sweeping and incriminating immature statement. Whilst I have no concern about designating Honiara International Medical Centre to undertake medical clearance…

Amicale defends decision, Toata apologised

The manager of Vanuatu’s Amicale Football Club, Andrew Leong has hit back at head coach of the Solomon Islands men’s national football squad, Moses Toata saying he has never stopped any player from their national duties. Toata on Monday expressed disappointment against Vanuatu’ Amicale FC manager, Andrew Leong’s for “luring three of the country’s national…

Boxing to resume bouts

Boxing fans and supporters will witness the first boxing actions for this year when the Honiara Amateur Boxing Association (HABA) resumed bouts on Saturday, January 30. This was confirmed by the Honiara Amateur Boxing Association. The HABA calls on all participating clubs to report to the HABA Office to confirm that their boxers are ready…

Coach unhappy

Fate of Naka, Kini, Nawo for Aussie tour on the line The head coach of the national men’s football team, Moses Toata has expressed disappointment against Vanuatu’ Amicale FC manager, Andrew Leong for luring three of the country’s national players ahead of their Australian tour. Toata told Star Sports yesterday that Amicale has requested for…

World cup journey starts

Kurukuru depart for Aussie, Fiji The Solomon Islands national men’s futsal team, Kurukuru has started their journey to the Oceania Futsal Championship with the aim of defending the title. The 16 men team comprising of 14 players and two team officials departed for Australia, Monday where they will spend a few weeks before heading to…

Change on the horizon

In the former but recent days when our country went through the height of the recent ethic crisis, our treasury was placed and plunged under a great and strenuous demand and notice by the barrel of the guns and war lords, but today it is even severe, the dynamics is vested in and with the…