SI-NZ signs $240m airfield Upgrade deal

A SBD$240 million Provincial Airfield Upgrade being jointly funded by New Zealand, Australia and Solomon Islands is off the ground. An initial funding arrangement of SBD1.4M for the upgrades at Seghe in Western Province and Taro on Choiseul Province was signed on Monday at the New Zealand High Commission in Honiara between the New Zealand…

RSIPF admits to TSI article on One Link 

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) had acknowledged the Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) media article published on the one link Pacifica missing cash exhibits on 20 June 2021. Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) points of concern are very true on which they have raised that the Police officer alleged for stealing the one link Pacifica…

Tenaru to compete in seven NSSG sports 

ST Joseph’s Tenaru Secondary School will participate in seven sports in the upcoming National Secondary School Games (NSSG) next week. Tenaru School Principal, Abraham Hihiru confirmed they will take part in athletics for track and field, basketball, hockey, netball, rugby 7s, table tennis and volleyball.  “St Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School will be taking part in…

GOV’T COMMITTED TO IMPROVE NRH 

IN terms of support from the National Government, the Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Health and Medical Service (MHMS), Pauline McNeil said they have received increased support lately. She made the comments in her closing remarks during the press conference, Tuesday. It was understood that the press conference was held after her ministry was bombarded…

One Link Pacifica Court cases

One Link mentor gives evidence against scheme One Link’s owner, Dora to plea today  One Link mentor gives evidence against scheme   A ONE Link Pacifica mentor who is yet to receive payments or refunds after he deposited more than $86,000 into the scheme between December 2019 and February 2020 has testified against the scheme’s…

NRH IN CHAOS

Is the government neglecting the country’s biggest Hospital?   THE struggling National Referral Hospital (NRH) in Honiara is suffocating as the current situation now is dubbed as NRH crisis by local medical doctors and also patients who are admitting there. The issue is currently the hottest topic in the social media platform now. A doctor…

1st point for Kula FC as Laugu leads

DEBUTANTS Kula FC registered their first point of the 2021/2022 TSL season following their nil all draw with Honiara City FC side at Lawson Tama, Sunday. Kula had to work hard to earn their first point despite playing against a nine men City side after two of their players received red cards. It was a…

Kurukuru gear up for world cup

OFC: The Solomon Islands have announced their extended squad for the upcoming FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania and are gearing up towards a training camp in Australia next month. Known as the Kurukuru, the extended squad consists of 17 home-based players, including Raphael Le’ai, Micah Lea’alafa and Clifford Misitana, while James Egeta and Jack…

Work on CT scan complex makes progress

WORK on the Computer Tomography (CT) Scan project at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) is making progress. That’s according to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) following questions of the progress of the work. In a statement last week the Ministry provided an update with clarifications on the project components and processes involved…