New proposed NUP in draft form

A NEW National Urbanisation Policy (NUP) is currently in its draft form. Minister for Lands, Housing & Survey Moses Garu highlighted this at the opening of a three days Solomon Islands National Urban Conference (SINUC) held in Honiara, Monday. “The new proposed National Urbanisation Policy (NUP) currently in draft form and to allow the group…

Urban initiatives highlighted

THE country’s urban development initiatives have been emphasized by the Minister for Lands, Housing & Survey Hon. Moses Garu, Monday. Garu was speaking at the opening of the three days Solomon Islands National Urban Conference (SINUC) which will end today in Honiara. “My Ministry is fortune to have a number of initiatives tackling the cross…

Money Day celebrated

AS part of its 40th Anniversary celebration, the Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has assigned Monday 27 June, 2016 as the Solomon Islands Money Day – with the theme ‘Take Part. Save Smart’. This theme was adopted from this year’s Global Money Week; which CBSI were not able to hold during the first quarter…

Boost for Renbel

THE Renbell contingent for the upcoming Solomon Games will not face any problem in terms of sporting gears. Thanks to a timely give back support from Samlinsam Company who supported the contingent with full sets of sporting gears.  Managing Director Junior Pau officially handed over the sports equipment to Renbell Deputy Premier Eric Saueha, chairman…

Pikinini soccer tomorrow

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) will stage a competition under the SWIRE HFA program this Thursday. HFA General Secretary Leonard Paia confirmed this in statement to Star Sport on Tuesday.  “Parents and children of the HFA/SWIRE Shipping Pikinini Football Program that our planned inter-centers competition is now confirmed for SIFF Academy ground for this coming…

New format for OFC champ

OFC: A new and expanded format that will take Oceania’s premier international club competition across the Pacific is on the cards for the 2017 OFC Champions League. For the past two years the competition has been hosted in a single venue but that is set to change in 2017 after the OFC Executive Committee approved…

The Eagle has landed

The Malaita Eagle soccer team is full of confidence ahead of the upcoming Solomon Games soccer tournament that will be held in Honiara starting this weekend. The Eagle soccer team who always proven competition in the past tournaments arrived in the national capital yesterday afternoon full of confidence. Speaking to Star Sports in Auki prior…

Powerful start for Fiji in hockey

Suva (Fiji Times) – THE Fiji men’s and women’s teams had a powerful start in the FIH World League Round One at the National Hockey Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva. The Fiji men’s team thrashed Tonga in the first match 7-2 while Fiji women’s team scored eight goals against Solomon Islands to lead 8-0 at the…

PNGFA urged to follow process

PORT MORESBY, (THE NATIONAL) – The Papua New Guinea Football Association has been urged to follow proper process and procedure after its suspension of Lae Football Association executives Roy Kamen and Stanley Khanna. John Kapi Natto, a nominee for the PNGFA’s president’s post, says there are processes to deal with such internal matters instead of…