Philippines repatriation

‘Gov’t on mission to bring our students home’ By ANDREW FANASIA Newsroom, Honiara WHILE the general public continue to criticise the government over the repatriation plan for the Solomon Islands students in Philippines the government gives more detail for the critics. Speaking at the press conference on Wednesday Secretary to Prime Minister (SPM) Dr Jimmy Rodgers…

‘MOVE COULD BACK FIRE’

On stand taken by nine Malaitan MPs on referendum statement By Alfred SasakoNewsroom, Honiara   THE stand taken by Malaitan Members of Parliament (MPs) on the referendum issue is being questioned with some saying it could backfire. Nine Malaitan MPs led by Deputy Prime Minister and MP for East Malaita Manasseh Maelanga on Thursday published a signed…

PNG’s 45th independence day celebrated

THE Papua New Guinea (PNG) community in Honiara successfully celebrated their 45th Independence Day on Wednesday. The colourful event was held at the PNG High Commission Chancery at Townground in Honiara. The low key event commenced with a sermon presented by Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) church minister Pr. Robinson Diosi. The occasion was attended PNG nationals…

KOSSA on sixth spot

KOSSA FC made a huge leap from the ninth position of the Telekom S-league (TSL) table to the sixth spot following their 6-2 win against Malaita Kingz FC at Lawson Tama, Wednesday. It was an equally fought out match at first which saw both sides finishing the first half with a score 2-1. Eddie Kausute’e…

RSIPF WAN AGM highlights successes

Participating women officers at the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Women Advisory Network (WAN) annual general meeting currently underway at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara have been told about the achievements of the WAN since it was established in 2004. RSIPF WAN is part of the Pacific Islands Chief of Police (PICP) Women…

Makira Gold backs Real Kakamora 

The Brisbane-based Solomon Islands solar dried cocoa importer, Makira Gold, has sponsored Real Kakamora, the football team from Makira Ulawa Province, with two different pairs of soccer boots. The Managing Director of Makira Gold Brian One Atkin, who is part Makira, Small Malaita and Australia, said in Brisbane he has decided to sponsor Real Kakamora…

Gov’t to deliver despite criticism 

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare says his government is determined and committed to keeping this country safe from the deadly virus. He said that despite criticisms from members of the public, individuals and organizations regarding his handling of the issue of Philippine students, his government is doing its uttermost best to keep our people and country…