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.…

Why struggle

Dear Editor – I want to share my point of view concerning the heading, Why struggle’ might you people confuse of what I am trying to explain here. Let me show you some countries where experience the same situation almost our country Solomon Islands experience today. Malawis and Ethiopias of this world, experiencing the mighty…

A true Temotu arrow warrior

Dear Editor – Firstly, to express my sincere thank and appreciation to the Honourable Premier of Temotu Province Fr Brown Beu for refusing and rebuffing the bribery attempt on him by a foreign corrupt investor/logger in their attempt to evade and by pas the required regulations for quick logging on Vanikoro Island. Premier Beu’s bolt…

Local missionaries to Vanuatu commissioned

The Presbyterian church of Vanuatu and the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) of Solomon Islands has formally agreed for the Solomon Islands Missionaries to serve in Vanuatu. The formal agreement was signed during the celebration of the 50th Golden Jubilee of SSEC in Ambu, Malaita. Following the agreement, SSEC’s Bishop Mathias Lima commissioned 10 Solomon…

Official closing of the Golden Jubilee

The official closing of the weeklong celebration of the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) 50th Golden Jubilee in Ambu, Malaita concludes last night. The day was celebrated with a Sunday Church service which was followed by the official closing. Night crusade program and marching band, gospel singing and entertainment featured in the closing program last…

Capital’s league is homeless

THE Port Moresby Rugby League has no venue to stage its 2014 competition. According to competition’s secretary Dr James Naipao, the PRL has become the unlucky victim of progress and development after the old Lloyd robson Oval and club house and stands were demolished to make way for the new National Football Stadium. Naipao and…

Legend has brain damage

Kangaroo great Ian Roberts has revealed he is brain-damaged from his rugby league playing days. In a gripping interview on Channel Seven’s Sunday Night programme, Roberts exposes the shocking after-effects of a career for Australia, New South Wales, South Sydney and Manly. In his own words, the now 48-year-old says: “I have brain damage. I’ve…

Adams wins third world indoor title

New Zealand’s Valerie Adams has won her third world indoor athletics championship title after cruising to victory in the women’s shot put in Poland yesterday. Adams’ fifth attempt of 20.67m was easily enough to win the event, with the next closest competitor more than 70cm behind. Adams ended the competition with all five successful throws…