Women prepare for big day

WOMEN in the country will join people around the world to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day and the rights of women. International Women Day falls on March 8 which is on Saturday and is celebrated each year globally. The ministry of women and Honiara City Council women’s front desk are organising a day of…

Call for world Cup duty

A top local female soccer referee has been called upon on international duty to officiate at the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014. Nagarita Jimmy is amongst two others in the Oceania Confederation which have been selected for this FIFA sanctioned tournament, according to a statement by Oceania Confederation yesterday. New Zealand…

KOSSA WINS IN EXTRA TIME

An extra time goal by Hudson Felani saved Kossa with a 4-3 victory against X-Beam during the second round of the Telekom S-League at Lawson Tama yesterday. Felani found the winning goal during the four minute extra time with a direct shot into the goal from a brave set piece by Harrison Mala from the…

Meet to organize netball for primary

A meeting to organize a netball competition for primary schools in Honiara will be held today. Honiara netball association (HNA) which is staging the primary schools competition is organizing the meeting at the Multipurpose Hall. HNA will be hosting a primary schools netball tournament in April 2014 during the schools’ term 1 break. All interested…

Triangle peace tournament ends successfully

Youths around Western part of Solomon Islands last week wrapped up a successful one week sports tournament held at Loemuni village in North West Choiseul. The tournament was supported by the ministry of national unity, reconciliation and peace through Choiseul provincial peace desk office. Speaking to Star Sports deputy director of peace office in Choiseul…

Wing Chun set to start

The M.P Quan Wing Chun Kung Fu School will begin its usual training and the registration for this year starting Monday next week – February 10. Registration for both old and new students will open up until April. This was confirmed by the M.P Quan Wing Chun club executive yesterday. This year’s registration is unique…

TAEKWONDO RECUITMENT DRIVE OPENS

INTERESTED in joining taekwondo sports and be part of a team to next year’s Pacific Games in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG)? Then this is your chance. The Solomon Islands taekwondo union (SITU) will start recruiting interested players to select a team in preparation for the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea (PNG).…

Increasing use of illegal drugs

THE abuse of such drugs like marijuana and alcohol related products like Kwaso (homebrew) in the country is not declining. The increasing problem can be attributed to increasing unemployed youths which our education system and the work force cannot absorbed each year. Last month several hundreds of youths have dropped out of the education system.…

The report on the short bus route

The 2014 academic year has kicked off once again. And this means, more working people and students are commuting each day through the public transport system to their work place and school respectively. In light of the demand for public transport system in Honiara, most bus drivers and their conductors have once again played their…