PG2023 LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP

SIFF to host fundraiser to assist Football athletes THE Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) will organize a fundraising event at the Garden Bar & Restaurant Pacific Casino at 7pm tonight. The fundraising will go towards supporting the PG2023 Legacy Scholarships. The PG2023 Legacy Scholarships is an initiative by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) to…

NAWO JOINS KOSSA FC

Former Henderson Eels scoring machine is Kossa FC’s new signing   KOSSA FC has signed the golden boot winner of the previous Telekom Super League season, Joses Nawo. KOSSA’s Alex Waimora made the confirmation on the KOSSA Facebook page yesterday. Waimora said with the wealth of experience tucked under his belt, Nawo’s inclusion will be…

HMAS Larrakia supports covid-19 response here

ROYAL Australian Navy vessel HMAS Larrakia will arrive in Solomon Islands this week to support the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force’s (RSIPF) COVID-19 response.   Larrakia will conduct maritime surveillance activities in the western border region at the request of the Solomon Islands Government. Commanding Officer of HMAS Larrakia, Lieutenant Commander Dan Lindquist, said the deployment…

Former Mayor, Mamae speaks out

FORMER Honiara City Lord Mayor, Wilson Mamae has clarified himself regarding a detailed report in the media concerning his involvement in the unexplained wealth of council officials published in the media recently. Speaking exclusively to this paper on Friday, Mamae said he wants to set the record straight. The media report stated that the Honiara…

9,000+ VACCINATED SO FAR

MORE than 9,000 people have been vaccinated so far according to data produced as of April 30th 2021. These figures are from people vaccinated in Honiara, Western province, Choiseul province and the Malaita Outer Islands (MOI). Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his nationwide address this week said a total of 7,366 have been vaccinated in…

‘HOLD ON, DON’T PANIC’

Council officers in panic as internal Auditors start digging into ‘Sore Report’  INTERNAL auditors are believed to have begun digging into the substance of allegations raised in the report prepared by former Clerk, Rence Sore.  A copy of the report titled, Political Interference in the Management of Honiara City Council: Presenting the case of dissolution…

PNG nationals gets six months in jail  

TWO men from Tasman, Papua New Guinea (PNG) who illegally crossed the the border to Ontong Java, Malaita Outer Islands last December during the State of Public Emergency period had been sentenced to six months in jail. Steven Atoka and Lester Kapua were sentenced after pleading guilty to the charge of Prohibition of Entry of…

HCC grants building permit to CCECC

HONIARA City Council (HCC) Lord Mayor, Eddie Siapu has officially handover the HCC building permit to China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation (CCECC), to build seven sports facilities in the capital for the 2023 Pacific Games. The building permit was received by CCECC Project Manager, Pengfei Huang during the historical ground breaking ceremony, Wednesday. Before…

Response to concerns raised by Opposition Office  

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) as the government ministry leading COVID-19 response, acknowledge concern raised by the Opposition Office regarding dire situation in India and the government’s plans to acquire bulk of AstraZeneca vaccines from India.  Additionally the Opposition Office claimed that the local shipping agent of MV Chefoo that arrived in…