Making waste useful in Niue

Suva, Fiji (SPC) – A major drive to reduce the release of harmful Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) through the promotion of composting technologies has started in Niue involving more than half of the country’s population. The Global Environment Facility-Pacific Alliance for Sustainability (GEF-PAS) Pilot Project on Composting and Recyclable Waste Separation is being implemented by…

Auki market maintains hygiene

Auki central market in Malaita province continues to maintain its high standard of hygiene as part of keeping its surrounding environment clean and tidy at all times. A visit by the Solomon Star to the market on Monday noticed a high security presence to keep an eye on the market vendors and the public to…

Cruise ships berthing fee explained

DIRECTOR for tourism within the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) says cruise ships berthing on customary land the landing must be paid directly to landowners and not the shipping agents or provincial government. Barney Sivoro highlighted this during the council of tourism minister meeting last week. This was in response to a question raised…

TSL delayed

Football fans and supporters will have to wait for one more week before witnessing the first actions of the 2015/16 Telekom S-League season. The new kick off date for the competition has been delayed for one more week and is now rescheduled for Saturday August 22nd. According to a statement from the Telekom S-league Board…

Tough season

Clubs to participate in the fifth Telekom S-league have been gearing up for the start of the season and are believed to be in top form by next week when the competition kicks off. A number of friendly matches have been played over the past weeks to test their respective strengths as the kick off…

NOCSI acknowledges support

The National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) on behalf of the National Team Contingent representing the Solomon Islands at the XV Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea, has expressed their appreciation and  acknowledgement for all the moral and financial support rendered to the team. A statement by NOCSI on Monday listed organizations and individuals…

Naholo seeks miracle cure

SUVA, (FIJI SUN) — Waisake Naholo is hoping a homegrown Fijian remedy holds the key to his Rugby World Cup chances. New All Black wing sensation Waisake Naholo is in Fiji for herbal treatment to fix his broken leg in a last-ditch attempt to be ready for next month’s Rugby World Cup. He believes the…

Pool games set to kick off

FOLLOWING consultation with the organisers of the 2015 Malaita 32nd anniversary cup, soccer matches will now played in pool games and not as knock-outs. Venues will be at Aligegeo School and Gwaunaru Playing ground in Central kwara’ae. This was agreed upon by referees and team captains. Most of the teams comprised of wards around Malaita.…