Delegation returns from regional conference

Representatives of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC), the Political Parties Commission, civil society and several political parties have returned from a high-level regional summit in Nadi, Fiji. The two-day conference, titled “Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 16 in Melanesia: Creating Political and Parliamentary Stability to Catalyse Development”, brought together leaders and academics from across from…

Training aims to equip rice farmers

LOCAL rice farmers will gain knowledge on production of manual rice milling machine, solar grain drier and peanut shelling machine after the completion of the Farm Mechanization Training (FMT) that currently underway in Honiara. FMT is jointly funded by the European Union and Solomon Islands government of Solomon Islands project on enhancing productivity of land…

Church lauds MP for support

SAINT John Baptist Church, in North Malaita has commended their Member of Parliament (MP) for his assistance in donating roofing irons for the construction of a new church building. The Church is located at Otaradi Community in Mbita’ama. MP Jimmy Lusibaea has donated 120 pieces of roofing irons for the newly built church. Speaking on…

Frigates, Honiara into semi

Isabel province football team, Isabel Frigates and host Honiara have made it to the semi finals of the Solomon Games football competition following their respective final group match wins at the Lawson Tama, Tuesday. Frigates shocked the Western Turtles with a narrow 2-1 win to take the lead in Pool A of the competition with…

Taekwondo ends on high note

Taekwondo competition for this year’s Solomon Games has conducted and ended successfully over the weekend with medal presentations at the Mbokona school Hall in Honiara. The successful competition marked the fifth straight time that Taekwondo has successfully conducted its compeittions since it was first introduced into the Solomon Games back in 2004. Speaking to Star…

Guadalcanal, Isabel tops Taekwondo

Guadalcanal Taekwondo men’s team and Isabel female’s team won gold in the 2016 Taekwondo team event over the weekend. The Guadalcanal men’s team battled their way through to the final after beating the Central men’s team in a tight contest in the semi finals. The Guadalcanal Taekwondo men’s team went on to beat the Honiara…

Central kicks in six gold

Central Taekwondo team has banged six gold medals in the 2016 Solomon Games Taekwondo competition in the individual category over the weekend to claim the overall trophy. The Central Taekwondo team coached by the national fighter Alick Delly collected four gold medals in the female individual category and two gold medals in the male individual…

SIFF: Makira is not disqualified

The Makira Ulawa men’s football team is not disqualified according to the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF). Rumours said Makira Ulawa team will be disqualified for fielding Nicholas Muri who was claimed to be a Telekom S-league registered player for the 2015 TSL season. Muri played in two of Makira’s opening matches of which they…