Youth group survive sea ordeal

THIRTEEN youth members of Roapu Youth Group from South Malaita were rescued yesterday after their boat capsized along the coast of Ulawa Island in Makira Ulawa Province. Reports reaching Solomon Star yesterday said the incident happened yesterday morning. Three boats carrying the Roapu youth members set off one after the other for South Malaita from…

ANOTHER BODY FOUND  

HEALTH officers in Choiseul Province have identified the remains of a human corpse found on Sunday in the sea near Taro Island to be that of a young child. Speaking to Solomon Star Gizo from Choiseul Province, an eye witness Junior Vora said around 10am on Sunday their family travelled Supizae in a 40horse power…

PCDF mechanism attracts donor interest

THE Provincial Capacity Development Fund (PCDF) is attracting interest from Development partners that are keen to support the scheme. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) Stanley Dick Pirione said donor interest was expressed during a number of consultations last year. According to Pirione, the European Union through UNDP and…

TURNOUT POOR

Firisua calls on athletes to be serious and attend trainings THE country’s long distance runner, Sharon Firisua has called on all athletics athletes still at their respective provinces to return and resume trainings for this year. Ms Firisua made the call yesterday following a low turnout of athletes for Athletics first training session. She highlighted…

Men’s football resumes training

THE country’s national men’s football training squad resumed training as of January 3rd at the Lawson Tama stadium. The training is part of the preparation for the Oceania World Cup Qualifiers which will be held in mid-March. Solomon Islands coach Felipe Vega-Arango recently admitted that Group A of the OFC Preliminary competition for the FIFA…