Tough matches to mark TSL start

Football entertainment will return to the capital Honiara this weekend as the Telekom S-league fourth season kicks off. The start of this season will feature tough matches featuring eight of the country’s top soccer clubs. The competition will kick off this weekend at the Lawson Tama Stadium. The opening match will feature X-Beam FC and…

Eels futsal celebrate

Eels futsal team from Auki in Malaita province celebrated along the streets of Auki following their arrival in Auki last week. Speaking during the Eels arrival, coach and team management Malcom Moli said the boys have done their best in the Wantok futsal challenge that was held in one small bag complex in Vanuatu. “We…

‘Start preparation now’

CONCERN citizens group, Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) has appealed to sporting federations eyeing the Pacific Games next year to start their preparations. The Pacific Games, the region’s major sporting event will be hosted by neighboring PNG next year and will run from the 4th to 18thof July 2015 in PNG’s capital City, Port Moresby.…

Murder probe yet to finish

INVESTIGATIONS into the murder case involving two men who allegedly assaulted a deceased at China Town, Honiara, early this year continues. Police Prosecutor David Tepai on Thursday informed the court on the status of investigations into the case. He said only two more witness statement are yet to be obtained. He then sought an adjournment…

Students confront business over foul smell

HONIARA High School students and their teacher on Thursday confronted a prominent Honiara businessman over foul smell emanating from ABA Corporation premises in Chinatown. The bad smell was believed to have come from rotten products thrown into a drainage that runs between the classroom and ABA compound. The students and their deputy principal Allen Ketei…

No lawyer, case adjourned

A YOUNG man facing criminal offences in the Honiara Magistrate Court is still without a lawyer. The 15-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, told the court he made a request to the Public Solicitor’s Office seeking legal representation but since then no lawyer has visited him. Principle Magistrate Shepherd Lapo explained to the…

Marijuana plants uprooted

POLICE in Central Province on Wednesday uprooted more than 335 marijuana plantsand arrested a suspect believed to be the owner of the plants. Provincial Police Commander, Central, Alfred Satu said the suspect has been on the run since last week. However through intensive search and investigation with the help of the community the suspect was…

Free education a success: Ha’amori

THE Fee Free Basic Education Policy has been hailed a success. Minister of Education, Dick Ha’amori highlighted this in Parliament on Thursday. The policy, which was implemented back in 2004 and carried on by the current NCRA government, was part of the MDG (Millennium Development Goals), which stated that education must be given to everyone.…