New dawn for Tumurora School

AFTER 28 years, a new day has dawned on Tumurora Primary School in North Guadalcanal yesterday when it took delivery of its first ever proper toilets. The project was funded by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KIOCA) through its volunteer program. “This is a new dawn for the school to have these proper toilets after 28…

Kurukuru, Solympics showdown

THE national U17 futsal team known as the Solympics will take on the national futsal team, Kurukuru, in a curtain raiser today. The curtain raiser will be played between the Schools U16 futsal championship finals. Currently leading the SIPA National league, the futsal Solympics are using this encounter as part of their ongoing preparation towards…

NEW AIRPORT TERMINAL

Japan unveils plan By ANDREW FANASIA JAPAN will construct a new international departure terminal building for the country. The existing one will be upgraded to cater for both domestic and international arrivals. Japan unveiled the plan yesterday in Honiara during the signing of the Grant Agreement for the improvement of the Honiara International Airport project.…

Marist SIPA futsal champs

Marist Futsal club is the champion of the first ever national futsal league, the Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) futsal league. Marist claimed the SIPA futsal league title after they narrowly defeated Koloale FC 2-1 in the second to last league match at the Multipurpose Hall yesterday. Winning the title is something Marist has eyed…

Choral fest is back to rock

The annual Solomon Islands Schools Choral Festival is back.  Organisers of the Choral Festival are happy to announce the plans for the upcoming choral festival, scheduled for the 3rd to the 5th of July. The Choral Festival rehearsals begin on Monday 18/06/18 at 2-4pm, Chung-Wah School Hall, the organisers said. Rehearsals will continue at the…

RSIPF thank Australian gov’t

THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has thanked the Government of Australia for the continuing assistance under the Australian Defence Cooperation Program to the maintenance of security in Solomon Islands. RSIPF Commissioner, Matthew Varley expressed the sentiments when he and members of his Executive met with the Australian Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne…

Blood donation increase this year

BLOOD donations this year has increased by 20 percent compared to the previous years. That’s according the Director of the Medical Laboratory at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) Alfred Dofai. “The projection this year looks bright with the first quarter registering 1,170 total blood donations which could mean we should achieve 4,680 donors at the…