Nadi soccer fan club

Fiji Times – A fan club has been formed to assist the Nadi Football Association look after the welfare of the district players. Headed by Moveen Ali, the club aims to take the Jetsetters to greater heights. Ali said they would be securing resources from the Nadi fans not only in the country but also…

Mindset transformation courses

Dear Editor – Good morning and thankyou for this privilege to be able to share some important thoughts with our beloved people of Solomon Islands which we all believe should be able to help equip ourselves in the development of this beautiful nation of ours. Solomon Islands schools and education system has to consider very…

Night of terror

Police fired more than 50 rounds of tear gas as they launched an all out battle against a large mob that looted and burned down shops in the King George area, Friday night. The trouble was initiated by a group of disgruntled flood victims who were reportedly unhappy with the rehabilitation package they received from…

More people now access banks

Central Bank of Solomon Islands’ (CBSI) target to achieve additional 70,000 locals having access to appropriate and affordable financial services has been achieved well ahead of its target year. The target set in 2010 predicted year 2015 in meeting this objective.  This fine achievement was made in the last quarter of last year and is…

South Guadalcanal MP urged to help

People from South Guadalcanal constituency have expressed grave concerns over their Member of Parliament’s failure to provide relief assistance following last month’s flooding. South Guadalcanal’s Weathercoast is one of hardest-hit areas during the recent heavy rains which destroyed food gardens and water supply systems in the region. South Guadalcanal people who reside in other parts…

GRML agrees with UN report on tailings dam

Gold Ridge Mining Limited (GRML) says it concurs with the findings of the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team that the tailings dam requires timely professional management. GRLM director Mr Lehany said the Site Stabilisation Plan they previously provided to the national government includes action items regarding the tailings dam. “GRML agrees with…

Mobile banking forum a success

The first ever mobile banking forum held in Honiara was a success. Hosted by the Central bank of Solomon Islands, the forum was held to gauge the current trend of the new forms of mobile banking services in the country. It was also organised to understand the current challenges faced in this area and to…

Police remove road blocks

Police cleared roadblocks a group was trying to set up around the King George to Burns Creek area yesterday afternoon. This came as police announced the launch of a major security operation to target the current lawlessness experiences in parts of Honiara. “Additional officers have been deployed and are patrolling Honiara and surrounding communities,” acting…