Western and Renbel takes the lead

Western province and Renbel U-19 teams are at the top of the table in day two of the Youth Solomon Cup tournament. Both teams registered four points each from two matches played. They won their respective opening matches of the tournament on Wednesday and drew 0-0 in their match on Thursday. Western defeated Central 3-2…

Puairana: We’ve come to learn

SOLOMON Islands Under-17 head coach Stanley Puairana says his young guns have gained a lot of experience participating in the 2018 Australian National Futsal Championships. The Junior Kurukuru reached the semi-finals but were unfortunate to went down 6-1 at the hands of Australia futsal state, New South Wales on Thursday. Star player Raphael Lea’i continues…

Seru praises junior futsal teams

President of the Solomon Islands Sports Coalition (SISC) Pastor Nacanieli Seru expressed his gratitude over the Junior Kurukurus performance in the Australian National Futsal Championships.  “Thank you our Jnr National futsal teams 12s, 14s and 17s for representing Solomon Islands so well in this year’s Australian Futsal Nationals,’’ he said. “The glory belongs to the…

Auki futsal gains popularity

THE week-long Auki futsal challenge tournament has attracted hundreds of youths together with futsal fans in and around Auki town. The futsal challenge consist of 15 futsal teams including a based futsal clubs, G-camp FC and Fijian based USP Bati. The two clubs were consisting of most experience futsal players in the country with the…

Lack of space, says education minister

WHY STUDENTS UNPLACED By TEDDY KAFO LACK of space to slot in students performing below average has been one of the factors which resulted in some students unplaced in this year’s result. That’s according to Minister of Education John Dean Kuku. He said space in higher secondary forms has been one of the factors for…

27 police officers promoted

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) on Thursday announced the promotion of 27 of its officers to Sergeant and Staff Sergeant ranks after the opportunities for promotion were advertised within the force last year. The promotions include four female officers, two to senior sergeant rank and two to sergeant rank. Of the male officers,…

Rubbish collection resumes

RUBBISH collection in some suburbs in Honiara resumed on Thursday. This came after contractors hired by Honiara City Council had halted operation for more than three months following non-payment of their contracts. One of the contractors said the Council had paid up a monthly due last October which enabled them to resume operation. However, the…

Man killed in Choiseul logging road accident

POLICE officers in Taro, Choiseul Province, are currently investigating a traffic accident at Bukukuana logging camp, on the north-west side of the province, on 9 January 2018. The vehicle involved in the accident is owned by New Venture Limited, a logging company operating at Bukukuana, and was driven by an overseas employee of the company…

Impounded bechedemer have not been exported

BECHEDEMER Products from Malaita Outer Island (MOI) are not included in the first export of bechedemer December last year. Fisheries under secretary Ferral Lasi confirmed that the first consignment of BDM export does not include those impounded from MOI. First consignment of some of the bechedemer product was exported to Asian markets December last year…

READ SI making impacts in villages

READ SI had impacted 170 villages last year through providing literacy classes to villagers and training of local teachers. This was done through phase one and phase two of the programme. In phase one, READ SI which stands for “Resources for Education to Advance Development in Solomon Islands” taught 34 villages on how to read…