TSL resumes this weekend

THE Telekom S-League will resume this weekend to complete the remaining matches for the season. According to the fixtures released on Monday, Real Kakamora FC and current second placed team Henderson Eels FC will kick off the match for this weekend’s resumption action set for Saturday 2pm 25th of January 2020. It will be followed…

Australia a ‘true friend’, says PM

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has described Australia as a “true friend” who has stood beside Solomon Islands in its darkest hour. Sogavare highlighted this when launching the bushfire fundraising drive at the Honiara Hotel last week. The prime minister said Australia occupies a strategic position and plays a strategic role in our regional joint efforts…

Telekom launches 3G at Visale

TELEKOM launched its 3G network at Visale, northwest Guadalcanal, last weekend. Solomon Star’s Guadalcanal stringer John Toki was at the launch. Toki said the event took place at Visale Mission Station, and witnessed by surrounding villagers. According to Toki the launching featured programs like sale of mobile phones, SIM cards, live music performance, dancing and…

KAUA HOPEFUL 

….as he acclimatizes to new environment By CARLOS ARUAFU INTERNATIONAL midfielder Atkin Kaua remains hopeful for his trials in Europe despite the change in weather. Kaua told Star Sports yesterday that it is quite cold in Malta at the moment and is having an impact on his trainings. He added that despite this change in…

New look multi-purpose site progresses 

Construction work at the new look multi-purpose hall site is progressing well, the Honiara City Council has reported. The Contractor has progressed construction on site over the Christmas and New Year period, despite some interruptions due to poor weather. Foundation preparations for the Hall extension, Youth Centre and Performance stage are underway, with the steel…

Iyaz to perform here

THE British Virgin Islands singer Keidran Jones, better known by his stage name Iyaz, will stage a one night show in Honiara this coming weekend on Friday 24th January at the Pacific Casino Hotel. Iyaz is currently doing his 10 Year Anniversary Tour of his worldwide hit song ‘Replay’ to Australia Solomon Islands, New Caledonia,…

Dunde villagers enthrone chief

VILLAGERS at Munda, Western Province, last week witnessed the enthronement of Eti Daga of Dunde as their new chief. Daga was appointed by his predecessor Chief Simion Mamupio 30 years ago to be a chief, but has not been enthroned until Tuesday this week. Thousands of villagers and invited guests witnessed the occasion. The Dunde Council…

‘Ban butane gas canister’

AUTHORITIES should ban the import the import of butane gas canister into the country because of its dangerous and hazardous effects. Medical doctor Dr Pedical Togamae expressed this after a six-year-old boy nearly lost his life at Burns Creek when an empty butane gas canister he was playing with exploded and burned his face. The…

PM shares sympathy over bush fire calamity

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has expressed his sympathy to the Government and people of Australia following the calamities caused by bush-fires. Speaking on Thursday at an event held to raise funds for the bush fire victims in Australia, he said Australia as a neighbour has been a friend to Solomon Islands in times of need.…