Police arrest 3 youths for stealing mobile phones 

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) in Honiara City has arrested three youths for robbery of mobile phones during operation clean east zone over the weekend. Provincial Police Commander (PPC), Honiara City, Superintendent John Matamaru said the trio were arrested for alleged robbery of a bag containing personal belongings including three smart phones and $300-00 cash. …

PM attends CIP 2nd appointed day

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will visit the people of Central Islands Province and their executive leaders to mark the 40th anniversary of the 2nd appointed 2nd appointed day in Tulagi the provincial headquarters, Tuesday. Sogavare has been travelling lately to Isabel and Temotu already upon invitations from the provincial leaders. He was gracing their celebration…

Shortlands Cultural display awes AHC

THE Australian High Commissioner to Solomon Islands, Dr Lachlan Stratham has praised the highly rich culture displayed by the people of Shortland Islands in the Western Province during the recent groundbreaking ceremony of the new Patrol Base Outpost in Lofung and Nila. The groundbreaking of the multi-million project last week has seen a display of…

PM OPENS NSSG

THE National Secondary School Games (NSSG) was officially opened by the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare at Lawson Tama, Monday. The opening ceremony was marked with all school teams parading from the Honiara City Council (HCC) to Lawson Tama. Hundreds of the thousands of student athletes from the 39 participating secondary schools attended the ceremony. In…

School Games begin Tuesday

  THE National Secondary School Games will kick off their respective sports tournaments starting today. Six sports will start their tournaments namely Netball, Athletics, Taekwondo, Volleyball, Basketball, Beach Volleyball. Netball and Basketball will be played at the SMI Courts starting at 9am. Volleyball will be played at the Justice Precinct close to the High Court…

FIU BRIDGE PROPOSAL REJECTED

A proposal for the design and construction of Fiu River Bridge on Malaita Province has been rejected. Solomon Islands Roads and Aviation Project (SIRAP) under the Ministry of Communication and Aviation (MCA) and the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) has issued a rejection letter to the proposer earlier this week, a statement issued by SIRAP…

Waneagu back at the top

WANEAGU FC secured the top spot of the Telekom S-league after edging defending champions Henderson Eels FC 2-1 at Lawson Tama, Sunday. It was an exciting match which saw the Lawson Tama stadium packed with spectators. Waneagu’s win means they led with 10 points and a goal difference of six while Central Coast is back…

Grereo winds up with gospel show

THE five-day Grereo Festival of Isabel Province has concluded on Sunday with a gospel show at the Town Ground area. The half day event commenced after lunch after most the organisers and participants concluded their morning worship. The afternoon gospel entertainment featured songs, choruses and dances. Given the fine weather a huge crowd turned up to…

PM happy with Shortlands 94% jab coverage

Prime Minister (PM) Manasseh Sogavare has congratulated the leaders and people of the Shortland Islands for recording a 94 percent vaccination coverage since the roll out of the programme few months ago. Sogavare described this achievement as a “wonderful demonstration of cooperation with Health authorities” as the country continues to battle this deadly virus from…