‘We can be best’

International player Michael Fifi’i says Solomon Islands can produce best team in the O-league if club owners and players care about national interest than personal. Mr Fifi’i who is playing for Kiwi FC of Samoa in the current O-league learned that out of the eight clubs competing in the O-league five clubs are recruiting Solomon…

April rains-flood concert

Musical concert to raise funds for the flood victims is being planned for Easter Monday. In preparation for that a committee was formed last week called– April Rains-Flood Band Laev Komiti. Its role is to organize the hosting of Band Leav: a music fest of contemporary and religious bands and cultural groups from within Honiara…

IMF holds high-level conference on Monetary Policy

On Sunday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held a High-Level Conference on “Monetary Policy in the New Normal” with senior central bankers, academics, and private sector representatives. The conference sought to make out the contours of monetary policy once the economy and the financial system have settled into their post-crisis normal. IMF Managing Director Christine…

Manetoali: No mining in Isabel

Member of Parliament (MP) for Gao/Bugotu constituency Samuel Manetoali says Isabel province would not allow mining operation on the island. He highlighted this during a visit by a delegation from the Solomon Islands visitors bureau (SIVB) to parts of the province last week. Mr Manetoali was part of the delegation which conducted their visit from…

EASTER – A TIME FOR HOPE!

We all enjoy Easter holidays. Time off from work for a few extra days. Did you know the word ‘holiday’ comes from ‘holy day?’ The word ‘holy’ means to set apart, so a holiday is a day (or days) set apart for us to be able to do something different than what we usually do.…

Dedication prayer to flood victims

The Diocese of Auki Saint Augustine Cathedral celebrated the Palm Sunday with dedication prayer to the flood victims of Honiara and Guadalcanal. The Sunday service also saw Sunday school students of Rade and Oibla communities celebrating their first Holy Communion. In his pray of dedication, Bishop Chris Cardon asked diocesans to pray and remember the…

Mt Horeb Dorcas feeds flood victims

Mt Horeb SDA church Dorcas on Sunday visited flood victims at the Honiara city Multipurpose hall to feed them. About 15 members of Mt Horeb Dorcas lead by elder John Maetia visited the flood victims. The recent flash flood had destroyed many homes and left thousands homeless. Mr Maetia and his group were part of…