Toilet plea

Dear Editor – Honiara city is a growing in terms of the population. Yet, one of the services that is lacking is public toilet. I’m not sure how many public toilets we have in our city. I remember one near the Honiara public library and at the Central Market. Apart from that, there are not…

Breathalyzer gets first 10

Police chief issues stern warning on drink-driving TEN people have been arrested for drink -driving over the weekend as a result of putting breathalyzers to its first use during a police operation last weekend. Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast said despite the police warnings, police still apprehend 10 people who were tested over the legal limit.…

Randy making a difference in Fiji

A LOCAL Solomon Islands student studying at the University of South Pacific (USP) in Fiji is now popular there, as he is embarking on a lone journey to raise funds for the victims of the Tropical Cyclone Winston. TC Winston brought devastation and havoc in Fiji , early this year. Randy Chite of Western Province…

West Papua delegation arriving

MEMBERS of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) are arriving in Honiara starting this week, ahead of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Leaders’ Summit next week. This was confirmed to the Solomon Star by Ben Didiomea, one of the West Papua campaigners in the country. They arrived in Honiara on separate flights. The…

Court adjourns robbery case

Four men facing robbery charges will appear again in the Honiara Magistrates Court on July 18. This is to give time for a Public Solicitor’s Office (PSO) lawyer to be allocated for one of the accused, Lawrence Liliva. Liliva was previously represented by PSO lawyer George Gray. He is now left without a lawyer after…

Eagles out-clashes Kikio

THE Malaita Eagles Beach soccer team out clashed the determined Western Kikio in an electrifying match by 5 goals to 2 Thursday afternoon at the Waikiki (Mamanawata) beach, Central Honiara. With the win against W/Kikio, Eagles now registered 9 points after winning three matches. Waikiki beach come alive yesterday as hundreds of spectators flocked in…

Kakamora, Renbel In top form

Makira Ulawa province football team has continued dominance in pool B of the 2016 Solomon Games after cruising past Lauru football team 5-1 at the Lawson Tama Stadium Monday afternoon. This is their second win of the competition after they defeated Malaita 2-0 in the opening match. The win gave them the six points lead…