Squad leaves for American Samoa

THE NATIONAL Under 16 squad is leaving the country, Tuesday to join the Oceania U-17 competition in American Samoa. Coach Jacob Moli said the young team had been undergoing tense preparation and are in good shape for the competition. Moli said he is hopeful the team will produce required results. “They have shown great spirit…

PNG steps up prep for Pacific Games

Fifty athletes are at camp at the National Sporting Institute in Goroka, Eastern Highlands in preparation for the Pacific Games. The camp is to get the athletes to know their coaches through training programs. It comes as Papua New Guinea prepares to meet stiff competition from other Pacific athletes in the Games. The athletes were…

Four Tahiti parties to be deregistered

RNZI: Official records in French Polynesia show that four political parties have ceased to be recognised because of a lack of accountability. The parties in question have lost their status because they failed to submit audited accounts. Among them are the Aia Api party of Emile Vernaudon, who played key roles in local politics and…

Time catches up on Malaita MPAs

New house faces dissolution MALAITA Province has only this week to elect a premier and form a new government. The 30 days given for any provincial government to form a government after elections will lapse by this weekend. And if the province fails to hold the election, the newly elected house will dissolve. Malaita held…

Deal with people, not land: Moli

MALAITA’S Aoke Langalanga ward one provincial member says land is not the cause of development hold-ups on Malaita. Molcolm Moli said it is people’s attitude towards land that hinders developments on Malaita. “There are cultural set-ups in terms of land custody, therefore proper dialogue and inclusive approach must be priority in development plans to ensure…