In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

Alleged illegal voter’s final sub deferred     FINAL submissions on the matter of the man who stood trial for allegedly registered in several constituencies using different names in 2018 to vote at the Last National General Election has been further deferred. Alif Vai’s lawyer Ben Alasia of Public Solicitor’s Office was reportedly sick this…

Help for Pacific Games preparation

THE Development Bank of Solomon Islands (DBSI) support towards the recent Honiara Table Tennis Association (HTTA) School championship is part of preparing athletes for the Pacific Games 2023. Thats according to the DBSI Senior Financial Support Officer Samson Kakadi in his brief comments during the awards presentations on Wednesday. The support from DBSI totals to…

Legacy Scholarship recipients

TWO Naha Women’s Football Club players have selected as two recipients of the Pacific Games 2023 Legacy Scholarship. The duo, Rashida Mekawir and Almah Gogoni signed their contracts with the Solomon Islands Football federation (SIFF) recently. The club management has congratulated the two players for the selection. It said the club is happy for the…

NGV champ eliminated

NORTH New Georgia (NNG) scored twice to eliminate defending champions of New Georgia Vonavona (NGV) Cup Kalikolo in the quarter-final on Wednesday at Dunde Stadium Munda, Western Province. Kalikolo couldn’t answer the two goals (2:0) netted by its rival and neighbouring team NNG after 80 minutes full time come to an end. The reigning champion…

Super Rugby’s Pacific Reset

AUCKLAND/SUVA, 30 SEPTEMBER 2021 (RNZ PACIFIC)—The push for a Pacific Island Super Rugby team has been decades in the making and finally, in February, it will come to fruition with not one but two new teams, Moana Pasifika and the Fijian Drua. After being awarded a conditional licence back in April, the wait for confirmation…

SI ready to graduate

The Solomon Islands is in its transition phase of graduating from the Least Developing Countries category and is scheduled to graduate by 2024. That’s according to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during his remarks at the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session on the weekend. “Solomon Islands is in its transition phase of graduating from…

A FEAT OF UNPARALLELED ACHIEVEMENT

TODAY – October 1 – marks the 72nd anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. It is only fitting that Solomon Islands – China’s newest diplomatic ally and development partner – be congratulated for its phenomenal achievements in technology, economic growth and global leadership today – a feat achieved in just 72…