Terminal upgrade, new walkway coming

THE country’s domestic and international terminal will undergo a major facelift. This was revealed by the Aviation Permanent Secretary (PS) Francis Lomo this week. As part of the upgrading work, the arrival and departure lounge at the international terminal will see some changes. Another new development in the pipeline is see the construction of a…

‘Archives preserve culture’

GOOD archiving of historical records helps preserve cultures and traditions of countries. Director of the Center for Indigenous Studies at the National Taiwan University, Associate Professor Yuan-Chao Tung highlighted this when speaking to a group of International Journalists visiting Taiwan last week. Whilst taking the group on a tour of the University’s Museum and Archives,…

Taiwan showcasing indigenous culture

TAIWAN is happy to showcase its cultures and traditions to the world. These were the worlds of the Deputy Minister of the Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP), Calivat Gadu during a press conference with members of the international press group that visited Taiwan last week. Mr Gadu said, that by organizing such tours, Taiwan is…

Smooth switch for Menapi

OFC: Beating defending champions Solomon Warriors to the domestic S-League title is another task to tick off a long list of achievements for former Solomon Islands international Commins Menapi. One of his first major coaching roles was with the Solomon Islands U-20 side which competed in the 2014 OFC U-20 Championship, however the S-League title…

SIFF congress set

The 2015 Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) congress is now set for the end of the month. In a statement on Tuesday SIFF had informed it members, stakeholder, partners and the public that the 2015 SIFF congress will take place on Saturday 28th March. This congress will also mark the election of a new executive…

Ranking drop to lowest

SOLOMON Islands has hit its lowest ranking ever since 1993. In the latest FIFA Ranking released on March 12, Solomon Islands moved a spot down from 183 to 184 on the world FIFA ranking. This has been dubbed as so far the worst ranking Solomon Islands has ever reached. The ranking made a positive move…