DPM says Fiji should apologise

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Manasseh Sogavare says Fiji Prime Minister (PM) should apologise to the member countries of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) for admitting Indonesia as an associate member. Speaking on the floor of parliament yesterday, DPM says Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama should apologise to the MSG member countries for admitting Indonesia as an…

South Rd road upgrade continues

South Road in Malaita is again restoring to its former state as road upgrade work continues in the aftermath of the previous bad weather seasons. And the public are overwhelmed with the road maintenance work being carried out along the South Road in Malaita Province in the past weeks, reports reaching Solomon Star states.  South…

No-Confidence Motion looms

Renbel Premier told to step down Rennell and Bellona Premier Collin Singamoana is facing a motion of confidence which will tabled in the upcoming budget meeting later this month. The looming motion of no confidence also comes with a call for the premier to immediately resign his seat due to lack of confidence in his…

Thank you from AS Magenta

It is great feeling being here in the Solomon Islands, stated Joan Christ, captain of New Caledonia’s AS Magenta that took part in the OFC Champions Group D that ended in Honiara, Friday. He said they were very happy to be participating in the OFC League competition during the past week. “Even though we lost…

Shortland’s soccer maestro

Should  there be someone that the Shortland Islands soccer fanatics’ can be proud of, this must be 31- year-old Gabriel Kaveri. The young lad of Ghaomae village in the inner Shortland group of islands is making followers big time during last year’s Solomon Cup. He was a defender who always find a place into Alec…

Allen: next stage will be tough

Marist FC coach Jerry Allen says the next stage of the Oceania Champions League will be tough but they are ready to take on the challenge. Allen told the local media after the group D matches on Friday that playing at home was an advantage, but playing abroad will be tough. “We know it will…

Tip Off Basketball showdown

The Tip Off Basketball Challenge will continue today at the Multipurpose Hall with the final group matches and the final playoffs. Eleven matches are scheduled across men’s and women’s divisions to round out the Tip Off Challenge for 2018.  Matches today are expected to be tough as all teams are determined to move on for…

Young rugby squad named

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) Technical team has named the final 12 for the national team to compete in the Oceania Rugby Olympic Qualifiers in Sydney, Australia, on the April 20th and 21st. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation Technical team on Friday. The 12 players and three non-travelling…

The Rain

Dear Editor – Please publish the following:   The weather man predicted fine The reality is like a dolphin Meandering with the current flow Eating all that meet its part    This morning; the torrential was heavy Pushing all the lead, mercury and arsenic From the dust formed many centuries Back when the Japanese and…

NZ to increase aid to the Pacific

Dear Editor – Quoting Radio New Zealand International – 2 March 2018 “In a speech to the LOWY Institute in Sydney this evening, Mr Peters said New Zealand was a Pacific country, linked by history, culture, politics, and demographics. “In many respects the Pacific is where New Zealand matters more, wields more influence, and can…