More PNG firms investing here

MORE than 20 Papua New Guinea (PNG) companies are operating in the Solomon Islands as part of the two countries continuous strengthening of relationship in terms of trade and investment. This was highlighted during a celebration to mark PNG’s 39th independence anniversary on Tuesday at Heritage Park Hotel. Attending the ceremony was the country’s caretaker…

Strong lead for Fiji’s Bainimarama

RNZI: The party of Fiji’s prime minister Frank Bainimarama holds a commanding lead based on provisional results in the country’s landmark election. Votes from more than half the polling stations have been tallied and after 12 hours of counting FijiFirst has 60 percent of the vote. Its nearest rival Sodelpa, which has its foundations in…

Rugby 7s team gets support from Our Telekom

The Solomon Islands national team for the upcoming rugby competition in Australia has been boosted with a timely support from Our Telekom yesterday with a cheque of $41,200. The donation was to support the team for their new uniform. Executive president of SINRU Mr. Frank Wickham acknowledged the ongoing support Our Telekom rendered to rugby…

Alota’a,futsal champ

Alota’a school (primary division) snatched the top prize for futsal after defeating Sinasu B (Ambu primary) in a tough final at Auki primary school (APS) field, last Saturday. The two teams fought hard to break the dead-lock in the first quarter before entering the second quarter where Alota’a fired a shoot to claim a goal…

Marist, Kingz ends in draw

The final match between Marist and Malaita Kingz ended in a draw last Sunday. Marist FC got their first goal with Keloby Benty slotting the ball in the first minutes of the second half. Alfred To’oia of Malaita Kingz FC then retaliated with a goal later. With the cheering crowd from supporters of both teams…

Rodgers for PM job and the PMO response

ON Monday 15th September 2014, Peter Forau expressed his opinion that Dr Jimmy Rodgers is PM material and that Marovo Constituency should elect Dr Rodgers in the upcoming General Election. Upon being elected Dr Rodgers should put his hand up for the PM’s post. Mr Forau wrote from Port Vila, the capital of the Republic…

United Party launched in East Are’are

Dear Editor – Great news for all East Are’Are people to experience and witness the launching of political party in their constituency since our country gained independence from Great Britain in 1978. More interestingly, the political party launched was founded by Sir Peter Kenilorea (First Prime Minister of Solomon Islands as well as indigenous East…

PMO and Forau

Dear Editor – I read the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) response to a letter written by Peter Forau from Vanuatu. It was not my intention to be part of the arguments the two parties presented in this forum. What I would like to comment on was the quality of the PMO response published in the…

Leaders

Dear Editor – Please publish my poem. Leaders; they are for todayThieves;they become as of tomorrowDignified in speech; hookers they are in privacyNational interest; their pretenseGlobal uniformity; their actions  Legislations; their responsibilityProject coordinators; their daily routineAction and budget do not matchPotbelly; after a few months in the houseThe nation wealth; down the anus mouth  BSP…

Explanation please!

Dear Editor – I would like to raise my question to the Electoral Commission’s office on validity of nomination for candidacy, in this coming National Election for clarification. The questions are as follows: I had built four houses in four different constituencies within Solomon Islands to spend some time in them at different times. During…