‘Archives preserve culture’

GOOD archiving of historical records helps preserve cultures and traditions of countries. Director of the Center for Indigenous Studies at the National Taiwan University, Associate Professor Yuan-Chao Tung highlighted this when speaking to a group of International Journalists visiting Taiwan last week. Whilst taking the group on a tour of the University’s Museum and Archives,…

Smooth switch for Menapi

OFC: Beating defending champions Solomon Warriors to the domestic S-League title is another task to tick off a long list of achievements for former Solomon Islands international Commins Menapi. One of his first major coaching roles was with the Solomon Islands U-20 side which competed in the 2014 OFC U-20 Championship, however the S-League title…

SIFF congress set

The 2015 Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) congress is now set for the end of the month. In a statement on Tuesday SIFF had informed it members, stakeholder, partners and the public that the 2015 SIFF congress will take place on Saturday 28th March. This congress will also mark the election of a new executive…

12 to man Caucus office

THE Government has appointed 12 people to man its Caucus Office. This brings the number of political appointees the government has confirmed so far to 19. The first seven appointees manning the Prime Minister’s Private Office was announced yesterday. They include a special secretary to the prime minister, a private secretary, an international relations secretary,…

Man admits beating wife

A 62-YEAR-OLD man yesterday confessed he beat his wife with a wood, resulting in her receiving a broken arm last year in Guadalcanal. George Uvi entered the guilty plea to one count of grievous harm before Principal Magistrate Augustine Aulanga. Mitigation and sentencing submissions on his case will be made tomorrow. He assaulted his wife…