Solomon Cup West-bound

THE 2020 Solomon Cup champions, the Western Tomoko were given a heroic farewell on Sunday morning when they left Honiara onboard MV Fair Glory. Hundreds of supporters, fans, and families of the players and officials were at the wharf to bid the team farewell on their return voyage. Many more fans and supporters also joined…

VISA SETBACK

Call for support to sort out students’ visas worth $1million   ABOUT forty-six (46) students who are expected to be repatriated on January 11, 2021, from the Philippines have issues with their visas. And they have just under a month to settle their outstanding visa fines before the final repatriation flight next month. The visa…

SINU graduates first Post Grads

The first 16 Post Graduate Diploma in Health Leadership and Management had graduated on Friday 11 December at the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Tourism Complex.  The Health Leadership and Management Program is developed in response to the complex and persistent management issues that constrain health service management within the structural, resourcing, and cultural environment…

Tomoko crowned champs

WESTERN TOMOKO has created history by winning the Solomon Cup tournament for the first time since they joined the Solomon Cup. Tomoko finished off the grand final with a narrow 1-0 win over the defending champions, Malaita Eagles in the grand final match at Lawson Tama yesterday afternoon. Geso Kituru finished off a Sipakana pass…

Wale reminds Gov’t

Opposition Leader Matthew Wale has reminded the government of the number of issues that need thorough attention, as the country looks to go into 2021 with a new policy direction. In his speech during the sine die motion in Parliament, marking an end to the second session of the 11th Parliament house, Mr. Wale outlined…

ILLEGAL LAND DEALINGS

Commissioner of Lands ups the heat on illegal land dealings   COMMISSIONER of Lands, Alan McNeil, has upped the heat on fixing fraudulent land dealings, revealing a middleman network exists for identifying prime land that is available in Honiara. The network, he said, engages in forging the necessary documents and gets these registered to a…