‘Stori blo iumi’ theatre performance today

AN interactive theatre performance called ‘Stori blo iumi’ by Women’s Theatre group will be presented to the public at the National Auditorium on Wednesday. This presentation is the culmination of a series of theatre workshops facilitated by Tania Cañas, Azja Kulpińska and Valeska Kulpińska, of Melbourne, who are currently International Artists in Residence at Art…

SIWIBA gears up for anniversary

The Solomon Islands Woman In Business Association (SIWIBA) group, is looking gearing up for SIWIBA’s 10th Anniversary celebration at the end of this month. SIWIBA Coordinator Nina Tuhaika the event is held to commemorate the hardship and achievements members of the group had been through in their struggle to fulfil the aims and objectives of…

Dangerous agricultural pest here

THE Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) officials said on Wednesday they had found a beetle considered to be one of the world’s most dangerous agricultural pests known as oryctes rhinoceros, has been confirmed to be present in Honiara. The coconut Oryctes rhinoceros is a species of rhinoceros beetle attacks the developing fronds of coconut,…

SPC welcomes falling energy prices with caution

SPC – The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) is optimistic that cheaper oil prices will not reduce the Pacific region’s momentum towards a renewable energy and energy efficient future. Falling global oil prices have given some relief to Pacific Islands’ consumers who pay among the highest prices in the world at the petrol pump,…

Health Table Tennis friendly

The National Table Tennis players will play Ministry of Health Table Tennis team in a friendly match at the Ministry of Health headquarters at 4.30pm today. The friendly match is set to be an entertaining one as health team will feature veteran champion Dr Cendric, Ivan Ghemu and Dr Maraka. The Ministry of Health Table…

Tennis venue is yet to confirm

Honiara City Council (HTC) is yet to confirm the proper venue for the Solomon Islands National Tennis Federation. Chairman for youths, women and sports of the HTC standing committee, Eddie Ngava said the tennis venue would be confirm after their board meeting on January 30. “We will confirm what will do with the Tennis venue…

FD Supper champs

FD Supper Kings scooped the Christmas competition held at Foóndo despite the grand final was not played. The grand final was supposed to be between Maluú and FD Supper Kings but it could not took place due to disagreement. Maluú team did not want to play on the grand final because they disagreed with the…

Big number for athletics

Twenty five athletics will represent the country in the upcoming 15th South Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea schedule for July 4-18. This is a big number for the Athletics Solomon to prepare the squad within the 165 days. President of the Athletics Solomon and President of National Olympic Committee Martin Rara admitted that they…

Do or die game

The National U-16 team chances of advancing to the semi final will be decided after their match against Tahiti at 1pm today. A win for Solomon Islands will secure them a position into the semi final stage while a draw will require them to score more than 11 goals against their final opponent the American…