Re-strengthening linkage vital: Moli

THE newly elected Provincial member for Aoke-Langalanga ward one, Malaita Province says re-strengthening the missing link between both National and Provincial Malaita leaders is important. Malcolm Moli said for any tangible development to happen in the province, “we must ensure there is linkage or unity between leaders of both the national and provincial governments”. “It’s…

SIVB happy with air impasse resolution

The Chairman of Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) welcomes the resolution reached between Fiji and Solomon Islands in resolving the air impasse. Wilson Ne’e said it was welcoming news that the saga was resolved amicably to ensure the tourism industry is not affected. “During the flight impasse, arrival of tourists from the USA here declined.…

Traffic problem irks tour operator

The Managing Director of Destination Solomon’s Wilson Maelaua says the traffic problem in Honiara was the major setback to tourist tours on Wednesday. Honiara streets were on Wednesday grazed by tourists who arrived for the first boat visit this year. Mr Maelau who organised the visit said the traffic problem really slowed down movements. “This…

Solomons thrash Tonga

National U-17 soccer team kick off their campaign at the OFC U-17 championship with a huge goal difference, thrashing Tonga 10-1 at Pago park stadium in American Samoa on Wednesday. But it was Tonga who scores first with a shocking goal in 14 minutes when their striker Soakai Vea goes around Solomon Islands goal keeper…

Western United in serious training

The current leader of the Telekom S-league (TSL), Western United FC is undergoing serious training in preparation for the resumption of the TSL competition. On Wednesday the team, under the watchful eye of head coach Commins Menapi continues their fitness drills, ball passing and small sided games at Ports Authority sport field. The team which…

Huge scores for Solo and Vanuatu

Vanuatu and Solomon Islands have opened Group B with high score wins on Match Day 2 of the OFC U-17 Championship. Vanuatu started the game by putting heavy pressure on American Samoa. Sylvain Worworbu found the back of the net after eight minutes to give his team an early advantage. Solid in defence, American Samoa…

Totori wary of Tahiti

Gershom Totori is a hot shot with a very famous Solomon Islands’ football name. Yet the 16-year-old from Malaita is no relation to namesake Benjamin Totori who played professional football for Portland Timbers and the Wellington Phoenix. “I am not related to Benjamin Totori but he is from Malaita Province like me, “Totori said, “I…

NOCSI yet to confirm relay baton

National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) is yet to receive confirmation on the arrival of the South Pacific Games relay baton in the country. President of NOCSI Martin Rara said they only received email from Pacific games committee that the relay baton will be going around in the participating countries but there were no…