Local scoop double in Vanuatu

A Solomon Islands student studying at St. Patricks College in Penama Province, Vanuatu has scooped two awards at an annual weeklong Penama Inter Secondary Association (PISSA) games. Jordana Rota Kolivangana, whose parents are teachers at the college on Friday walked away with a Silver medal she won on table tennis. She also won a 10000…

Futsal awaits nod from SIFF

Kurukuru coach wants early preparations The head coach of the Solomon Islands National Futsal Team, Dickson Kadau says he wants to start early preparations in order to get the Kurukuru team fully prepared for next year’s Oceania World Cup Qualifiers. Kadau told Star Sports that since the release of the names of players to form…

Sheer hard work paid off: SOSA coach

The coach of SOSA the newly crowned Honiara Netball Association (HNA) Netball League champions, Shalom Akao says she was impressed with her team’s performance. Ms Akao said it was through sheer hard work that brought them victory in this year’s HNA league champions. SOSA netball club has again proved their dominance in the Honiara netball…

Where’s our DPP?

Country needs a full-time Director of Public Prosecution, says judge A HIGH Court judge says the country needs and deserves a “full time” Director of Public Prosecutions. Justice Stephen Pallaras, QC, made the call in light of the frequent overseas travels by the Director of Public Prosecution Ronald Bei Talasasa. He said Mr Talasasa’s regular…

PNA hailed for tuna efforts

PEW, Greenpeace and World Wide Fund (WWF) have congratulated the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) for their increased commitments to the sustainable management of their tuna fisheries. Amanda Nickson, Director Global Tuna Conservation campaign Pew Environment Group; Alfred Schuman, director Smart Fishing Initiative World Wide Fund for Nature; Sari Tolvanen, Project Leader Global Tuna…