Warriors’ first win

DESPITE missing two of their key players, Telekom S-league (TSL) Champions Solomon Warriors FC managed to edge their way past Tahiti’s AS Tiare in the OFC Champions League group C’s opening clash in New Caledonia on Sunday. Following a goalless first half, Warriors broke the deadlock when Dennis Ifunaoa headed home the lone winning goal…

Suidani queries grants from China

The Malaita Provincial Premier Daniel Suidani has questioned Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and his pro-China advocates over the Chinese grants they are preaching about prior to the switch that China will provide to the country.  Premier Suidani raised the question after the Finance Minister Harry Kuma was involved in a negotiation deal with a private…

Takwa clinic drug selling probed

CONCERNS have been raised by community members living around the Takwa Clinic, North Malaita over how the Nurse In-charge at the clinic continues to sell drugs to patients. Information received by the concerned public last Friday said the issue has forced patients to question the legality of the nurse’s actions. A patient Wilson Renge told…

Australia supports Solomons’ Buy Local campaign

The Australian Government initiative, Strongim Bisnis, is supporting a campaign that encourages Solomon Islanders to buy Solomon Islands products over imported alternatives. The message of the campaign is “Iumi Buy Lokol for Mekim Lokol Jobs”. The message highlights that when people buy Solomon Islands products, they support Solomon Islands businesses. These businesses often employ Solomon…

Marape’s visit boost ties

The recent three days visit by Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Prime Minister James Marape has further uplifted the relations between the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, according to Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. Marape brought with him a delegation of over 50 businessmen and women from PNG to explore and establish business relations with local…