Supplies on the way

Dear Editor – A 20 foot container with equipment supplies worth more than NZ$37,620, is on its way from New Zealand and is expected to arrive in Honiara on 11 March. The donated contents of the container were requested from Take My Hands Charitable Trust, based in Auckland, following appeals made for assistance from local NGO’s…

KWASO

  Dear Editor – Please publish the following: It’s the demon’s water of life That contributes to killing his wife When he was floating on the waters Noah’s flood matters as it was better   In destroying his devotees This destroyer better utilized  Elsewhere as cleaning agents Rather than water for the oesohagus And the stomach…

Response to SINPF board

  Dear Editor – The press release by SINPF in the Solomon Star newspaper, No. 6829 on Thursday 15th February 2018, including the statement issued by the CEO of NASFUND of Papua New Guinea, in response to the issues raised by George Kosui and myself does not answered the questions raised in relation to the…

HUNT FOR ROBBERS

Prominent businessman survives knife attack By LESLEY SANGA  POLICE are now hunting down men who attacked prominent Honiara businessman John Lee during an attempted robbery at Point Cruz, 7.30am on Wednesday. Mr Lee, who owns Lee Kwok Quen Company, was about to enter the gates of his business premises when a man emerged from a…

UDP refutes report

General Secretary of the United Democratic Party (UDP) Barnabas Henson has refuted the Island Sun front-page article on Tuesday which he described as erroneously implied that parliamentary members of the party are part of a UDP-Kadere alliance faction within Solomon Islands Democratic Coalition for Change Government. In a statement Mr Henson said the implication is…

Marist’s hopes alive

MARIST FC kept their quarter-finals hopes alive after another share of the spoils with AS Magenta on Match day two of the OFC Champions League Group D in Honiara on Tuesday. A looping Michael Boso header in the opening five minutes put the home side in front. AS Magenta equalised six minutes later as both…

Two primary schools sign grant contract

TWO primary schools have signed SBD$1.3 million grant contract for the construction of their classroom buildings with the Japanese government at the Japan Embassy on Tuesday. They are Ulunga in North West Malaita and Peava primary school in Marovo Lagoon, Western province. Under the grant contract Ulunga primary receives SBD$690,000 while Peava school receives SBD$630,000.…

Music ministry celebrates 5th anniversary

Niuleni Community Music Ministry (NCMM) celebrated its 5th Anniversary over the weekend. A statement from the group said, NCMM is a self-supporting evangelistic outreach ministry mostly made up of people from Funa’afou/Niuleni and their friends and associates who are living and working in Honiara. The program held at the Maranatha Centre included testimonies and reflections…