Lata Airline worker sacked

SOLOMON Airlines has terminated its officer manning the Lata office in Temotu after it discovered freights of excess goods of certain passengers are being airlifted for free. John Menapi confirmed he was given his marching orders on 2 January 2015. However, Mr Menapi claimed he was sacked for offences he never committed. “I was a…

Continuous heavy rain irks farmers

THE rainy season experienced across the country has worried farmers along the Kwaibaita River, East Kwara’ae Malaita Province. George Ramo said they’re experiencing continues rain which will no doubt spark flooding. “Our food gardens are along the Kwaibaita River and we are worried they will be swept.” He said last year’s April flash floods also…

Re-strengthening linkage vital: Moli

THE newly elected Provincial member for Aoke-Langalanga ward one, Malaita Province says re-strengthening the missing link between both National and Provincial Malaita leaders is important. Malcolm Moli said for any tangible development to happen in the province, “we must ensure there is linkage or unity between leaders of both the national and provincial governments”. “It’s…

SIVB happy with air impasse resolution

The Chairman of Solomon Islands Visitors Bureau (SIVB) welcomes the resolution reached between Fiji and Solomon Islands in resolving the air impasse. Wilson Ne’e said it was welcoming news that the saga was resolved amicably to ensure the tourism industry is not affected. “During the flight impasse, arrival of tourists from the USA here declined.…

Traffic problem irks tour operator

The Managing Director of Destination Solomon’s Wilson Maelaua says the traffic problem in Honiara was the major setback to tourist tours on Wednesday. Honiara streets were on Wednesday grazed by tourists who arrived for the first boat visit this year. Mr Maelau who organised the visit said the traffic problem really slowed down movements. “This…

Solomons thrash Tonga

National U-17 soccer team kick off their campaign at the OFC U-17 championship with a huge goal difference, thrashing Tonga 10-1 at Pago park stadium in American Samoa on Wednesday. But it was Tonga who scores first with a shocking goal in 14 minutes when their striker Soakai Vea goes around Solomon Islands goal keeper…

Western United in serious training

The current leader of the Telekom S-league (TSL), Western United FC is undergoing serious training in preparation for the resumption of the TSL competition. On Wednesday the team, under the watchful eye of head coach Commins Menapi continues their fitness drills, ball passing and small sided games at Ports Authority sport field. The team which…