Never hit anyone

Dear Editor – Re ‘Men are accountable for violence against women’, where are parents to teach and train their children that they must NEVER hit anyone. Stop violence at home and it will not spread. You may say that is “easier said than done?” You be the starting voice to STOP any hitting in your…

We want roads we can take pride in

GOOD to hear work to repair the poor state of Honiara roads will be carried out in coming weeks. That’s the assurance acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MID) Jimmy Nuake gave Thursday. We hope the upgrading working will be done sooner rather than later. Because right now, the state of the…

Amend the use of CDF

Dear Editor – If the current national government is concern about the socio economic development of the nation, the best thing to do is to amend the usage of the current available government fund CDF to serve its intended purpose. It is irresponsible and bad for the country, for the government to continue with the…

Bus fare

Dear Editor – Please publish the following on the above topic: What’s the point? Whats the increase for? Do you want a CEO salary? For smoking and being smelly all day?   The fuel cost is down Yet the owners want an increase? Who are these owners? The Asians in Melanesian skin?   The last…

MASI WELCOMES PM HOU’S ASSURANCE OF SUPPORT

The Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) has welcomed the assurance by Prime Minister Hon Rick Hou to continue the Prime Minister’s Media Excellence Award introduced by his predecessor. MASI President Deli Oso said the association welcomes and acknowledges Prime Minister Hou’s assurance. Mrs Oso said she and Members of the MASI Executive along with…

4 female officers promoted

FOUR female police officers are among 27 police officers who were being promoted to sergeant and senior sergeants’ ranks recently. Supervising Police Commissioner, Juanita Matanga told journalists at the commissioner’s weekly conference she made the announcement of the promotions on Thursday morning. “This morning, I announced the promotion of Non Commissioned Officers (NCO) or senior…

Police credit union clarified

SUPERVISING Police Commissioner Juanita Matanga says the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) executives have no power over the management of the Police Credit Union. Ms Matanga made this clarification on Thursday at the police commissioner’s weekly conference in relation to complaints raised by some of the Credit Union members last year. “For you information,…

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…