Our heroes return home, get overwhelming welcome

The Solomon Islands national junior futsal squad, Kurukuru returned home on Monday to a hero’s welcome. The futsal heroes arrived around 2pm yesterday and were met upon arrival by the Minister for Infrastructure representing the DCC government Honourable Stanley Sofu, SIFF president William Lai along with mad futsal supporters as well as families and friends…

MISS ST NICHOLAS WINS MISS NATURE

Miss St Nicholas has won the Miss nature Pageant 2017. Miss Woodford settled for the first runner up position while Miss Chung Wah settled for the second runner up position. Seven contestants put on striking shows as they contested the Miss Nature Pageant Show 2017 for the first time. The four other contestants were Miss…

Express Freight now cargo agent for Air Niugini

EXPRESS Freight Management (EFM) has taken over the full responsibility as cargo sales agent for Papua New Guinea’s National airline, Air Niugini at Henderson International airport in Honiara. General Manager of Air Niugini Cargo Limited, Mr Gus Kraus and Branch Manager of Express Freight Management (SI) Limited (EFM), Jebs Benito made the formal announcement in…

Varley reveals benefits of joining INTERPOL

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) is now connected with other police organisations around the world, sharing and exchanging information on law and enforcement following its subscription to the International Police Agency, INTERPOL. But this will cost the RSIPF an annual subscription fee of about $140,000, according to Police Commissioner Mathew Varley. Varley said…

Queens meet the press

THE SEVEN contestants for the Miss Solomon Islands Pageant (MSIP) 2017-2018 crown met the local press on Thursday. The meeting with the press was their first public appearance following a restricted speech draw and photo exhibition at the Heritage Park Hotel on Wednesday. Miss Solomon Islands Pageant (MSIP) Director Joyce Konofilia said the press conference…

BLUE BOATS CLARIFIED

THE three Vietnamese Blue Boats will be destroyed as soon as possible. Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resource under-secretary Ferral Lasi told the Solomon Star the recent delay to destroy the boats is based on an arrangement with Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA). He said under the arrangement, a research team contracted by an Australian university…

Public reminded to lodge complaints with Bank

Public are strongly reminded to lodge their complaints with the Bank South Pacific (BSP) for grievance related to their account balance. BSP Country Manager David Anderson reiterated this statement following complaints that continue to reach the Solomon Star. This paper came across two female complainants, who claimed they lose hundreds or even thousand in their…