Fiji 7s team sets Rio target

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – The Fiji National 7s side is keen on defending their World Sevens Series title but their focus will be projected towards procuring a gold medal at next year’s Olympic Games. National coach Ben Ryan said the focus will be on getting a gold medal at the Rio Olympic Games next year.…

Is it a support payment?

IN a media release this week the Special Secretary to Prime Minister (SSPM) Rence Sore made an attempt to justify to the public  that the $3.7 Million payment Government made to the  owners of Sun Express was a financial support. If this is true, then this would be in direct contradiction to the Cabinet decision…

$3.7M support payment

Dear Editor – I am writing to express my personal views after reading  PM’s Special Secretary’s comments in regard to the recent  government payout to Breakwater Cafe owners which appeared is Star issue No. 5942. The tone in Rence Sore’s news release is very easy to see through from any angle that those types of…

Rejection and success

Dear Editor – Although not directly related issues, two articles in the local Solomon Island’s media caught my attention during last week. The first article referred to the reported failure of 28 students to meet their academic studies at the University of the South Pacific and would be returning home. I don’t know the background…

Here it comes…

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New computer labs for SINU

Solomon Islands National University (SINU) now has its own computer facility at Kukum campus. The new computer labs consists of 120 desktop computers in which 67 of them have been installed in the main computer lab while the remaining one have been distributed to smaller labs. The labs have been arranged with work stations and…