Choiseul chief backs pal’s call

A LOCAL Chief from Choiseul Ellison Pitakaka has applauded his colleague, Chief Collish Leketo Tutua for the bold stand to raise an important issue towards the current review of the Forest Resources and Timber Utilization (FRTU) Act, particularly benefit sharing. Chief Ellison Pitakaka is from Luku Village, Katupika Ward in South Choiseul. He also urges…

Solympics eyes second spot

THE country’s national U17 men’s futsal team, Solympics aims to finish second after Marist was confirmed winners of the 2018 Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) futsal league title. Solympics coach, Stanley Puiarana said they aim to finish high will not give away any matches despite going against the Vania the bottom team of the competition.…

Ragomo queries futsal facility

SOLOMON Islands Futsal sensation, Elliot Ragomo has called on responsible authorities to clarify when the proposed futsal facility will be built. Ragomo told Star Sports that it has been 10 years since the proposed futsal stadium was first promised. To date, nothing was done. “Just imagine it is more than 10 years, where is the…

Kia joins new boxing club

HENRY Kia has left the SINU boxing club to join Covenant Boxing Club, following a sealed deal recently. The young boxer who has represented Solomon Islands in recent boxing tournaments overseas said, he left his former club ‘looking for greener pasture’. He was officially released by the Honiara Amateur Association (HABA) to join his new…

Ship crews undergo basic safety training

A GROUP of uncertified ship crew have successfully completed a safety training in Honiara last week. The training was facilitated by Sol-Safety Consultancy and Training Services (SSCTS), which is privately owned by Elijah Mouku. The training was made possible under the support of Solomon Islands Maritime Safety Administration (SIMSA). The training enabled uncertified marines crews…