NAKA IS BACK 

Set to rejoin KOSSA for the upcoming TSL By CARLOS ARUAFU Former national football player James Naka has switched sides to KOSSA FC for the upcoming Telekom S-League (TSL) season. It was recently reported that Naka was eyed by Henderson Eels, however, following much thought Naka decided to return to his old club which he…

VANUATU COMMUNITY THANKS SOLOMONS GOVERNMENT HOSPITALITY

The Vanuatu-Solomons community has expressed gratitude towards the Government and people of Solomon Islands for hosting their nationals working and residing in the country during celebrations to mark Vanuatu’s 40th Independence Anniversary over the weekend. Ni-Vanuatu nationals with friends of Vanuatu gathered in Honiara to mark this milestone event in their country’s political history at…

BIG DROP IN FINANCE

THE Solomon Islands Government (SIG) is experiencing a cash flow problem and a big drop in finance collection due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the State of Public Emergency (SoPE). Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury McKinnie Dentana confirmed this yesterday during the weekly talk-back show over the national broadcaster.…

CHINA TRIP CLARIFIED

SECRETARY to the Prime Minister (SPM) has cleared the air following criticisms regarding the government’s decision to allow a repatriation flight into China and return.   Dr. Jimmy Rodgers made the clarification from concern members of the public during the weekly talk-back show yesterday over the national broadcaster. In response, he said China is not so…

Ngati thanks Auditor General’s office

THE Office of the Auditor General (AG) has finally presented the first draft of its spot on audit to the Honiara City Council (HCC) on Thursday. Councilor for Vura Ward, Cr. Reginald Ngati told the paper yesterday said the presentation was made in the presence of the Honiara City Mayor, his clerk and heads of…

BLOOD SHORTAGE NOT NEW

Doctor clarifies blood shortage By ESTHER NURIA  National Referral Hospital (NRH) Medical Superintendant and Chief Executive Officer (acting) Dr. John Hue has clarified the blood shortage issue at NRH.  Dr. Hue confirmed to this paper that the blood shortage issue at the Hospital is not true. “If the hospital runs out of blood, it should…

United and Eels release team lists

FC Isabel United and Henderson Eels have released the names of their respective squad members for the Telekom S-league (TSL) season. According to reports, both clubs have interesting new signings which will make the upcoming TSL season an exciting and entertaining season. FC Isabel United named a strong side for the 2020 TSL season as…