Weape shares vision for province

PREMIER of Makira-Ulawa Province Thomas Weape says it is the vision of his government to ensure that the people of the province enjoy the benefits of their natural resources in a sustainable manner. Mr Weape made the remarks in his address at the province’s 32nd Second Appointed Day Anniversary at the provincial headquarters of Kirakira…

Mandarin class to open at SINU

THE Republic of China (Taiwan) Embassy in Honiara, in association with Solomon Islands National University (SINU), will launch a Chinese Mandarin class designed for the public here to catch up with the international trend of “Chinese language learning rush.” The embassy has introduced Chinese Mandarin at SINU as the first foreign language program in its…

12 students to study in Taiwan

12 local students from around the country will be flying to Taiwan to undergoing further studies after receiving their scholarship awards and tickets yesterday (Thursday). They will be studying Mandarin Language at the Fugen Catholic University for one year before going for major courses at various universities there. The recipients will take off 25th this…

HFA organises ‘School League’

THE Honiara Football Association (HFA) will be organising a school league for all interested schools within Honiara as of this month. HFA general secretary Leonard Paia said HFA will tap into the young talents group of school students after the successful completion of the HFA League. “Now that the league is over, HFA Executive is…

DCCG’s pledge fulfilling: PS

PERMANENT SECRETARY of the Ministry of Home Affair says the recent handing over of the International standard Boxing Ring to the Solomon Islands Amateur Boxing Federation (SIABF) this week is a first step of fulfillment of the DCC government’s pledged to sporting federations in the country. George Palua made the comments when he handed over…

Judo looks for training venue

THE Solomon Islands Judo Federation is in desperately seeking venue to conduct its trainings to help prepare the team for upcoming Regional and International competitions. President of the Solomon Islands Judo Federation Eddie Cooper reveal that plight when the federation received 50 sets of uniforms from the Japanese government this week. “Actually we already kicked…

Judo acknowledges JOC assistance

PRESIDENT of the Solomon Islands Judo Federation says the recent donation of 50 sets of uniforms from the Japanese Embassy through the Japanese Olympic Committee is a milestone achievement for the Judo Federation in the country. Eddie Cooper told Star Sports that the much needed assistance will certainly boost judo’s preparations for the upcoming  Regional…