Lauru, Frigates first to arrive

TWO provincial teams, Lauru and Isabel Frigates are the first two provincial teams to arrive in Honiara ahead of the Solomon Cup tournament. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) media person, Simon Abana yesterday. “Lauru and Isabel Frigates are the first two teams to have arrived. “The other provincial teams will…

APTC partnership with SI commended

MINISTER for Education and Human Resource Development has commended Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) for the existing partnership in education and training.  Speaking during the historic virtual graduation over the national broadcaster (SIBC) on Wednesday Lanelle Olandrea Tanangada said APTC is working actively with the Solomon Islands tertiary education skills authority to finalize the Solomon…

HRUA thanks teams

HONIARA Rugby Union Association (HRUA) acknowledges the sportsmanship behavior from both teams and rugby fans of the recently held grand finals of the HRUA 2020 league. HRUA president, Brian Taupiri also thanked all participating teams and officials for making this year’s league a success despite a few issues faced during the course of the tournament.…

Govt’s move to ban Facebook

Transparency Solomon Islands (TSI) strongly objects the Cabinet’s decision regarding the temporary ban on Facebook. Banning Facebook is not the solution to the issues given in support of the Executive Government’s decision to ban Facebook.  For when you lift the ban the abusive languages against the Ministers, Prime Minister, character assassination, defamation of character, etc.…

Former judge heads parole board

JAMES Apaniai – a former judge of the High Court and ex-Attorney General – is now the Chair of the Solomon Islands Parole Board.  The four-Member Board – two women and two men – also included Philemon Riti, a retired Bishop, a Dr. Carol Titiulu, and Sister Veronica Vasethe, a statement issued by the Correctional…

RSIPF secures counting venue after by-election

Officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have provided security starting on Thursday at the RSIPF Conference Centre at Rove in Honiara where counting of ballots from Wednesday’s by-elections in North East Guadalcanal and Central Honiara is taking place. Counting commenced on Thursday and is continuing throughout Friday. Operation Commander for the RSIPF By-Election 2020…