Taiwan to donate soccer balls to SIFF

Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) will receive a timely donation of footballs from Taiwan this week. Taiwanese embassy in Honiara confirmed this to Sunday Sport.  This comes as Taiwan’s navy squadron grace our shores tomorrow with loads of OA furniture and footballs to be donated to SIFF.  “As a gesture for goodwill and continued commitments…

G-camp aims to retain position

Honiara Football Association (HFA) division 2 runners up, G-Camp, aims to maintain their current position as second round of the soccer competition sets to kick off. The boys from Gilbert Camp in east Honiara are closely behind league leaders Sokamora FC from Makira. The competition has been running since last year. Coach John Winnian said…

PNG investor eyes Gold Ridge mine

A Papua New Guinea investor is reportedly eying to purchase the Gold Ridge mine in central Guadalcanal, and create a joint venture with landowners. Australian firm St Barbara is the current owner. The mine was closed since April last year in the wake of the flash floods that hit Guadalcanal and Honiara. It has not…

Church donates blood to hospital

Church members of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of Solomon Islands recently donated to the low level of the Blood Bank at National Referral Hospital (NRH) in Honiara. It is customary for people to donate blood to assist only their close family members in times of a medical emergency. But Self- Reliance Centre Coordinator of…

An appeal to Gov’t

Dear Editor – The website www.solomonislandsinfocus.com which I established just two months ago to support the Solomon Islands and to try to aid charitable causes has had a wide local and international following and prompted a good deal of feedback from people of all backgrounds and social status in the Solomon Islands in particular. The…

Composition of PEC

Dear Editor – The Parliamentary Entitlements Commission (PEC) would like to briefly respond and clarify some incorrect statements made by the Solomon Star regarding PEC Membership as published in its newspaper issue # 5798 of Friday 17th April, 2015. Firstly, the Chairman of PEC is NOT a politician as stated in the report. The truth…