Eels maintain top spot

Henderson Eels FC has maintained the top spot of the Telekom S-league (TSL) competition with 18 points. Eels defeated Real Kakamora FC 2-0 at the Lawson Tama Stadium, Saturday. Eels continued their winning streak and yesterday’s win makes their sixth consecutive win for this season. It was a tough match, not quite the result what…

Keana’s omission clarified

U17 star-midfielder fails Medical check, say SIFF By ULUTAH GINAIn Gizo   The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has clarified news of the omission of the National Under-17 star-midfielder Maxwell Keana that he has failed to pass a Medical test and not as an over-aged player as reported. This has forced him not to participate…

Man missing at sea in east Malaita

A Man from Kwai Island in ward 16 East Malaita has been missing after failing to return home from a fishing trip last Monday. A report reaching Sunday Star confirmed that the incident happened just outside of Leili Island. Relative of the missing person and Provincial Assembly Member (MPA) for ward 16 in Malaita Preston…

DCGA, Guadalcanal policy frameworks aligned, say Maelanga 

Acting Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga says the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA) and the Guadalcanal province do share the same basic principles and ambitions in their policy framework. Maelanga said policy frameworks ensuring that both Guadalcanal Province and Solomon Islands can benefit from policy programs that are currently undertaken for the socio-economic wellbeing. He…

“We lost confidence in Gina”

WPG Backbenchers speaks of withdrawal By TERENCE ZIRUIn Gizo Three Western Province Government (WPG) Backbenchers officially withdrew them-selves as government backbenchers submitting their letters of resignation early Thursday morning saying they have lost faith in the leadership of the WPG. The Trio explained to Sunday Star last week that with no resentment towards any MPA,…

ADB officials pay courtesy visit to Acting PM

ACTING Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga has met with Asian Development Bank (ADB) Executives at the Office of the Prime Minister & Cabinet on Friday, a PMO statement said. ADB’s Alternate Executive Director Scott Dawson said the purpose of their courtesy visit is to dialogue with the Government to get their views on ADB projects and…

In Court with Assumpta Buchanan

Gold dealer to face court Alleged robber to face court again Possible plea on manslaughter next  Gold dealer to face court THE gold dealer accused of diverting more than $400,000 worth of money and properties from his buyers is expected to be present in court on October 25. That is the final interim mention date…

WHO commits to Mental Health

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) office here says it is committed towards the Mental Health Campaign locally and abroad.  WHO Representative Dr Sevil Huseynovo made the statement when speaking at the World Mental Health day celebration in Honiara, Thursday. Huseynovo said in the WHO Mental Health Action Plan 2013-2020, member states – including Solomon Islands…

Constituency funds new police post

THE newly opened Tatamba Police Post costs $700,000. And funding comes from the Gao-Bugotu Constituency Office. Gao-Bugotu MP Samuel Manetoali earlier told the Solomon Star he decided to fund the project because of delays by the Ministry of Police, National Security and Correctional Services. The project includes the police post and staff house. According to…

‘Na Sore’ chuppu given to victims 

THE Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources says the chuppu presentation ceremony last week marks its commitment and endurance to addressing the social issue which clouded the progress of development at Aruligo. The issue at the centre of this problem occurred in June this year where families residing at a building inside the government land…