Church marks 50th year here

A HEAVY shower failed to dumpen the opening ceremony of the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) 50th anniversary celebrations at Auki, Malaita yesterday. Instead, church members counted it as a “shower of blessing” as they paraded from Aligegeo playing ground to Ambu church where the celebrations will be held until Sunday. The celebration is being…

Mamula fundraiser tomorrow

The Solomon Islands National U19 Football team fundraising committee has sold twenty tables in the lead up to the gala corporate dinner event and only a limited number remain available for the public buy. Since launching their efforts two weeks the committee, chaired by Barnabas Anga, has been hard at work organising its main event…

Pool challenge tomorrow

WITH the game of pool now gaining popularity in the city, another competition is set for this weekend. Organisers said the pool tournament is not to be missed because its going to be exciting and entertaining while featuring some of the top players in the city. The tournament will be played tomorrow (Saturday) at Scorpions…

Westpac supports sports

Westpac Banking Corporation in Solomon Islands has stepped in a timely manner to sponsor new set of uniforms for the Solomon Islands sports coalition (SISC). The set of uniforms were handed over to the sporting organization for future participating futsal teams overseas. Westpac General Manager Kutila Pinto when handing the set of uniforms pledged the…

Workshop on timber monitoring

A one-day workshop to allow timber exporters and dealers to better understand and meet certain requirements before exporting their product overseas was held on Tuesday. The workshop was facilitated by the ministry of forestry and the Pacific Horticultural and Agricultural Market Access program (PHAMA). It focused on the ministry’s forthcoming program of monitoring and verification…