Association inks new deal

SUVA Volleyball Association has signed a new partnership with Digicel Fiji to promote the development of the sport at club level. The mobile company has invested about $22,000 per year for a period of three years to assist club competition within the association. SVA official Viliame Katia said they acknowledged Digicel for coming on board…

Harmon wins CIFA election

Lee Harmon was re-elected as Cook Islands Football Association President for another term. Lee Harmon was re-elected as President of Cook Islands Football Association for another term over his opponent Raymond Newnham, with overwhelming support as Harmon received almost eighty percent of the votes at the Annual General Meeting. The Annual General meeting was held…

Japan donation boosts recovery effort

The All Whites trip to Japan earlier this month will have a direct benefit for football in Christchurch after the Japan FA donated a portion of the gate takings from the March 5 match to the region’s earthquake recovery effort. The Japan FA has donated $57,000 from the proceeds of the All Whites v Japan…

What’s wrong with the GS post?

National Sports Federations (NFs) have questioned why appointment of a new general secretary for the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) has been delayed for so long. In a written statement yesterday concerned members of various federations called upon NOCSI to explain why it has taken so long for NOCSI to vote a person…

Warriors wins friendly

Solomon Islands Oceania Club Championship representative, Solomon Warriors FC has won their first friendly match on home soil thrashing the Select side 6-0 at the Lawson Tama Stadium on Sunday Gibson Daudau got the scoring underway for Warriors before the half hour mark from a superb free kick which he placed to the far side…

Plans for promotional clips at airport

Local tourism company Sol-Host is taking a lead in trying to set up four large video screens which aims to show promotional clips about the country as part of tourism awareness program. To kick off that deal Sol Host met with five (5) government organisations on Friday to discuss the idea. The plan is to…

Quarantine vows to supports airport project

Quarantine division within the ministry of agriculture and livestock (MALS) is committed to supporting the project undertaken by a private tourism firm Sol Host Project in trying to set–up of four (4) LCD screens at the Honiara’s international and domestic airport. The initiatives was aimed to market and inform visitors both domestic for travelling passengers…

CBSI CLEARS STAND

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands’ (CBSI) has clarified recent media statements regarding the applications of the Pacific Alliance Bank Ltd (PAB) and the Pan Oceanic Bank (POB). In a statement issued on Monday the CBSI said it wishes to disassociate itself from any comments. “First CBSI disassociates itself from comments made that may imply…

Success story of PNG seaweed farming

THE Government of Papua New Guinea has been using seaweed farming as a source of income for the past six years. And according to Bougainville Seaweed Limited senior co-ordinator Raymond Moworu, this success story could be an example for other Pacific Island countries. Speaking at the regional Increasing Agricultural Commodity Trade (IACT) training and consultation…