Visale Parishioners mark start of Lent

VISALE Catholic parish celebrated a mass last Wednesday as they marked the beginning of the Lenten season. Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said the Parish priest Fr Peter Houhou officiated in the event. More than eight hundred people joined in the mass. “All catholic and protestant churches in the world also marked the…

Host thanks all delegates

The Northern Regional Superintended of the South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) Stephen Ausuta who hosted  the  50th Golden jubilee celebration in Ambu has acknowledged everyone who participant. During the closing ceremony early on Monday, Mr Ausuta thanked all those who turned up for the event. He believes that all those who attended the event have…

ANZ Gizo marks women’s day

To mark International Women’s Day, the staff members  from ANZ Bank Gizo Branch visited Gizo Hospital to present small gifts, flowers, fruits and ‘get well posters’ to female patients and female hospital staffs. The ANZ staff members along with their children spared their time over the weekend and took this initiative to visit female patients…

More women participation good for Pacific: Sheppard

Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) director general David Sheppard says more oportunities for women is good for SPREP. In his message during the International Women’s Day which was celebrated worldwide during the weekend (Saturday), Mr Sheppard said sustainable development in the Pacific will not be achieved unless women are fully involved. “Today…

Easter peace dart set

Easter weekend has always being earmarked by the Zomo sports and social club to gather at a venue to participate in the darts game. Western Region Zomo Sports and social club branches from Noro, Munda, Taro, Hyper and Gizo will be participating in this year’s Easter darts tournament where Gizo Zomo club branch will be…

Taiwan supports U19

The Taiwanese Embassy office in Honiara has rendered its support towards the fundraising event for the national U19 in preparation for the World Cup qualifiers. This is the first time the Taiwanese Embassy has come forward with such assistance for football especially aside of pouring aid to the Government for other developments of the country.Speaking…

HHH sets focus for third title

HHH sets focus for third title   The 2013 Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) defending champions, Henderson Hammer Heads Sharks Rugby Club are aiming high for this year’s HRUA title. According to a statement from the club Monday, new goals are set out by the club for this year. After claiming their first HRUA title…

Namson Tran basketball comp kicks off

The Solomon Islands Basketball Federation (SIBF) has successfully kicked off its first competition for this year known as the Namson Tran Super Six Basketball. The competition kicked off on Sunday preceded by a uniform parade which was led by the police band and escort. Four matches were played to mark the start of the pre-season…

Warriors win first friendly

Solomon Warriors FC has made a positive start to their preparation campaign for the upcoming Oceania Club Championship after edging Vanuatu’s top club, Amicale FC 2-1 Monday. Reports reaching Star Sports say, it was an equally fought match played under a pretty much wet condition at the Municipal Stade in Villa. Goals by Jerry Donga…

TOURISM COMPANY BOOSTED

Local tourism company, Solomon Host’s operational capacity is being boosted with the opening of its new training room last week. The room which can accommodate more than 20 people at one time has become the new pride of the local firm as for the first time training can be made available to the general public.…