Police set for festive season operation  

A total of 280 police officers will be engaged in a police operation for the festive season throughout the country. Acting Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau said the operation will commence soon. “As earlier alluded 193 officers will be engage in the operation in Honiara and Guadalcanal,” Mr Mangau told reporters at the commissioner’s weekly conference…

West Kwara’ae teams receive prizes

The much anticipating prize presentation for 2017 ward 3 soccer league in West Kwara’ae was finally facilitated at Gwaunaoa village in Malaita, Friday last week. The organising committee has scheduled the prize presentation due to some difficulties to obtain the cash prizes. West Kwara’ae Football Association President John Osi confirmed to Star Sports the league…

RSIPF farewells three SIPSP advisors

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) today (18 December 2019) farewelled three New Zealand Police Officers who have served as advisors under the Solomon Islands Police Support Program (SIPSP) for the RSIPF. The three advisors include:  Constable Geoff Taylor who started his deployment in January 2019 with the RSIPF Traffic Department will leave at…

Players’ transfers facilitated

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has facilitated the transfer International Transfer Certificates (ITC) of five Royals players and one G-Camp player, Langney Wanderers keen to sign to join their club. SIFF Media Officer Simon Abana confirmed to Star Sports he received the request from English FA to release five Royals players and one G-Camp…

Manele blast Hou

‘Two party members speak out ’ By ANDREW FANASIA THE motion of Sine-Die motion has provided a platform for two Democratic Alliance Party (DAP) leaders to pour out their dissatisfaction against each other on the floor of the Parliament, Tuesday. Member of Parliament for Small Malaita Rick Hou and MP for Hograno/Kia/Havulei Jeremiah Manale have…

Two nurses sent to Samoa

THE Government has deployed two nurses to Samoa to assist in the measles outbreak there. The death toll from the outbreak has reached 75 as of Tuesday, while hundreds of cases were reported. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services Pauline McNeil revealed the deployment while speaking at the commissioning of 71…

Strahan is new Aust High Commissioner

DR Lachlan Strahan is the new Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands. Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women, Senator Marise Payne made the announcement yesterday.  “Today I announce the appointment of Dr Lachlan Strahan as Australia’s next High Commissioner to Solomon Islands,” said Minister Payne.  “Australia and Solomon Islands enjoy strong relations…

GAMES DEAL

Minutes signed with China By CARLOS ARUAFU THE National Hosting Authority (NHA) for the 2023 Pacific Games has signed the exchange of minutes following their dialogue with the government of the People Republic of China (PRC) for the construction of facilities for the 2023 Pacific Games. The signing took place yesterday at the Office of…