Renbel logging

Dear Editor – I wish to echo some of our concerns as landowners of west Rennell about the Amos Teikagei’s illegal logging operation on Rennell island, which brings a lots of problems to our communities instead of developments. The struggle of the genuine landowners of Rennell Island (West Rennell especially) with the illegal logging operation…

Gov’t quarters

Dear Editor – The people who had retired, redundant or sacked are continuing to use government quarters at Auki town. Many of them have claimed that they have obtained the entitlement of the plot land and at the same time secured the government building as well. This is one of unacceptable deals any government should…

When are we going to listen?

A YOUNG father was killed when the car he was travelling collided head-on with a hilux along Prince Philip highway, Kukum, in the early hours of Monday.  His two companions are fighting for their lives at the National Referral Hospital. The trio were reportedly drunk. Not only that, but they also took the wrong side…

Mamulas in friendly match

The Solomon Islands National U19 team – The Mamulas will be playing their final friendly match against Marist FC today at the Lawson Tama Stadium. This is in preparation for the upcoming Oceania U19 World Cup Qualifiers which will be held in Suva, Fiji. This match is set to kick off at 7pm following a…

Rugby set to kick off

The 2014 rugby season is all set to kick off next month. This was agreed on by the executive of the Honiara rugby union association (HRUA) during a meeting held on Monday to confirm a date for the 2014 Rugby season. In a statement yesterday the executive members have confirmed that the 2014 rugby season…

Tahiti’s Bourez wins in Brazil

RNZI:  Tahitian surfer Michel Bourez has moved up to fourth in the ASP World Championship Tour rankings after winning the Billabong Rio Pro title. Bourez opened up first in the Final against American Kolohe Andino, notching scores of 7.17 and 6.67. Andino could only manage a 5.00 on his first attempt and needing 8.84 in…

Asian football boss meets Chung

OFC: ASIAN Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa on Monday stressed the importance of continued coordination among football confederations in order to achieve their aspirations. During his meeting with Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) president David Chung, Shaikh Salman said the AFC is always keen to establish links of cooperation with the…

Noodles for locals

Its one of the noodle products being sold widely in the country for sometimes now and being produced by Indofood of Indonesian. Named ‘Kokorako Noodle’ in chicken flavour, many people may not be aware of it, but its produced for Solomon Islanders, said Central Development Limited (CDL) managing director Stanley Goh when handing over cartons…

Meeting to assess their trade facilitation needs

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in partnership with the World Trade Organization (WTO) is hosting a four-day workshop on the new multilateral Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) from 12 to 15 May 2014 in Nadi, Fiji. The workshop will enable Pacific island Members to better understand the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement and update their Trade Facilitation…