ARCHERS GIVE BEST SHOTS

LOCAL archers gave their best shots in the first day of the 2018 World Archery Oceania Championship in New Caledonia, Tuesday this week. Even though it’s an uphill battle for Solomon Islands against their much experienced Oceania opponents, local archers gave the best on day one. President of the Archery Federation of Solomon Islands (AFSI)…

U19 held to a draw

THE national U19 side held Solomon Warriors to a 1-1 draw yesterday in another entertaining friendly match at the SIFF academy. It was a good test for the U19s as Warriors coach Moses Toata fielded his full strength first team. The young lads had to defend in most parts of the game and break on…

Central aims to produce stars

PRESIDENT of the Central Province Football Association is optimistic his association will continue to produce future Kurukuru stars. Tomme Kiki echoed this in an interview with Star Sports last night, as the 10th annual Russell Islands Football Association futsal competition currently underway in Yandina enters second stage.  “The outcome of this annual competition has already…

Yandina futsal reach 2nd stage

SEMI-FINALISTS of the 10thannual Russell Islands futsal competition currently underway in Yandina, Central province, will be known today after the completion of the second stage matches. President of the Central Football Association (CIP) Tomme Kiki confirmed this to Star Sports last night from Yandina. “Our semifinalists for this 10th annual fustal competition,which started on Monday…

Man, 23, detained for rape

A 23-YEAR-OLD male has been arrested for the alleged rape of a 20-year-old girl in the Lunga area in East Honiara on 9 July 2018. Supervising Provincial Police Commander (PPC), Guadalcanal Province Superintendent Nixon Manetoga says his officers attended to the report of the alleged rape after it was reported to them on 10 July…

Romania envoy presents credentials

The Romanian ambassador to Solomon Islands Nineta Barbulescu has presented her credentials to Governor General Sir Frank Ofagioro Kabui last week at the Government House. In opening remarks, she briefly highlighted Romania’s Geo-political timeline and highlighted the country’s bilateral ties. “As a European Union member state since 2007, Romania brought its contribution to the development…

M.A.R.T gov’t eyes smooth transition

THE Malaita Alliance for Reform and Transformation (MART) government under Premier Peter Ramohia is now focusing on putting the house in order, for the remaining months in office. This is to ensure that when the next government comes into power, they will focus on service delivery for the people of Malaita province, instead of starting…

Call to honour vision of nation’s founders

SOLOMON Islanders are urged to honour the vision of the founders of the nation. Central Bank governor Denton Rarawa made the call in his speech during the launch of the new $40 banknote and coloured two dollar coin. “We must honour the vision of the founding fathers of this national by upholding unity, respect, tolerance,…

Police thank Gizo public

PROVINCIAL Police Commander (PPC) Western province, Chief Superintendent Mathias Lenialu, thanks the people of the province for a peaceful 40th anniversary of independence celebration from the 4th to the 6th of July, 2018. “This is a very positive outcome for the people here in Western Province especially residents of Gizo Town and visiting people from…

PM share condolences to Japanese flood victims

PRIME Minister Rick Houhas conveyed condolences to the Government and people of Japan following the devastating floods and landslide that hit the country. In a letter to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, MrHou expressed his heartfelt condolences to the Japanese people that lost loved ones as a result of this tragic event. “On behalf of…