PMO urges Manele to show political maturity

The Prime Minister’s Office has urged the Opposition Leader Hon Jeremiah Manele to demonstrate political maturity in carrying out his watchdog role. A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office said the Democratic Coalition for Change Government will address the 2014 April Flash-floods Rehabilitation Package in the right context, when the government is in full position…

Basketball boosts management capacity in Oceania

The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) in Oceania in partnership with the Oceania Sports Education Program (OSEP) is enhancing the management and administrative capacity of selected Basketball Federations in the Oceania Region through a Management in Sports Organization (MiSO) workshop. The MiSO workshop is being held at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi from…

Solo sum up with huge win

SOLOMON Islands national U-16 team concluded their competition at the OFC U-17 Championship with an overwhelming result, 13-0 against the American Samoa on Thursday. Seven goals from Larry Zama, two from Philip Maeta and each goal from John Oge, Junior Hou, Benjamin Toata and Hendrick Jirah was more than enough to give back some pride…

NOCSI reveals funding

THE National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) reveals that its annual funding it received from the Oceania Olympic Committee is US$85,000 which is equivalent to SBD$648,000. This was revealed by NOCSI Vice President Solidarity Joe Ramosaea and was also confirmed by NOCSI President Martin Rara. Ramosaea made the revelation after receiving complaints from several…

TSL resumes tomorrow

FOOTBALL fans and supporters will witness the first soccer actions for this year when the country’s biggest soccer league, the Telekom S-league (TSL) resume this weekend. As usual there will be four matches’ features down for this weekend, two on Saturday and two on Sunday. However the full fixtures for this weekend and all remaining…

Police Arrest Mbike suspect

Investigation into island shooting continues POLICE arrested their first suspect in relation to last month’s Mbike island shooting in Gela, Central Province. The arrest, made last week, came more than a month after a group of men fired shots at a fast craft used by Members of Parliament camping on the island, hours before the…

Police deploys team to quell logging row

A TEAM from the Police Response Team Unit of the Royal Solomon Islands Police, has been deployed to Kolombangara, Western Province to investigate and settle a logging dispute. Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast said a patrol boat carrying the team was sent.  “We call on all parties involve to come together and resolve the dispute in…