National tourism forum, Thursday

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Rota tanks meet international quality standard

ROTA tanks, manufactured locally by Rotomould (Solomons) Ltd, are the first and only water tanks in the Solomon Islands to be certified to international quality standards – the ISO Type 5: AS/NZS 4766 standards. In a statement on Tuesday Rotomould Group of Companies Managing Director, Prakash Chand said the company has always been absolutely committed…

Villagers lose confidence in police

BALIPA’A villagers in Reef Islands, Temotu Province are calling on the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) to investigate its officers manning the station on the Reef Islands. A spokesperson for the villagers, who refused to be named, made this statement following an incident on Saturday at Balipa’a Village. “On Saturday police went to our…

20 futsal training squad named

The Solomon Islands Football federation (SIFF) has released the names of 20 U17 futsal players to be part of the training squad. These players will undergo further training until September 1 where the final squad will be named. This squad will represent Solomon Islands at the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U17 Futsal Qualifiers in New…

LAST FOUR BATTLE

First semi-final today between Turtles and Shields AFTER weeks of fierce rivalry between the ten teams in the 2017 Our Telekom Solomon Cup, the tournament last four battle is set for today as Western Turtle take on the Central Shields in the first semi-final at Lawson Tama. Western Turtles cemented their place in the semi-final…

DOCTORS’ STRIKE PLAN INTACT

THE proposed strike action by members of the Solomon Islands Medical Association (SIMA) is still in force. The strike notice was served last week on 23rd June 2017 by the Association to the Ministry of Public Service’s Permanent Secretary (PS). In statement SIMA president Dr Claude Posala said, this notice is still in force. “It…

ALLEGED CON LOVER SUED

A man accused of obtaining $50,000 under false pretence from his girlfriend has been remanded in custody yesterday. David Mali, 28, faces 12 counts of false pretence. He was remanded in custody on Tuesday in the Honiara Magistrates’ Court and will appear again in court on July 25. Prosecution alleged that between 1 June 2016…

FAIL ROAD PROJECT?

Opposition calls for investigation into Parliament road THE Parliamentary Opposition Group has called for immediate investigation into the ‘new road project’ at the National Parliament. In a statement today, the Opposition Group said an investigation must be launched to look into what has been claimed as a ‘crooked tender process’ regarding the failed road project.…

MURWILLUMBAH TEAM MEETS TANAHAI PARISHIONERS

A YOUTH team from Murwillumbah Australia Sacred Heart Parish arrived on Sunday for an exchange programme with the youth of Saint Mary Tanahai Parish. The Tanahai parishioners welcome their guests with a special welcome service. Catholic Media officer Camillus Kole said following the service a Tanahai Parish chairman Anthony Lelea brief the youths about Saint…

Police seize kwaso at Kotsatsai Village

A JOINT operation between RSIPF Honiara City and Guadalcanal Province confiscated 870 litres of kwaso worth about $43,000 at Kotsatsai Village, North West Guadalcanal last week. A statement from Police Media said during the raid, the joint operation arrested a 47-year-old female for brewing of illegal substance. The female is believed to be a Papua…