RSIPF forensic officers complete advance fingerprint detection training

Forensic officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) today 14 December 2017 concluded a workshop on fingerprint detection using chemical treatments and optical light enhance techniques using the Poli Light. The workshop, held at the Rove Police Headquarters in Honiara, was facilitated by an Australian Forensic Scientist, Mr Milutin Stoilovic, who invented the…

BIG TUNA HIT

Soltuna exports first canned tuna products to US market By RONALD TOITO’ONA SOLTUNA has recently made history by producing The Tuna Store’s Ocean Naturals brand of canned tuna for shipment to the United States (U.S) market. The first shipment of the newly branded Ocean Naturals to the U.S. market from SolTuna was made on October…

Football edges closer

SOLOMON Islands men’s football team will compete with Vanuatu on the final day of competition to decide who takes home the gold medal at the Pacific Mini Games. This is after the national side defeated Melanesian arch rivals New Caledonia 1-0 at the Korman Stadium last night. Attacking midfielder Atkin Kaua’s lone goal in the…

GOLD HUNT

Sharon vows to win three gold By SIMON ABANAIn Port Vila, Vanuatu SOLOMON Islands long distance queen Sharon Firisua is determined to win three gold medals at the Vanuatu 2017 Pacific Mini Games after she won her first in the 10,000 metre yesterday. Firisua clocked a time of 39 minutes and 25 seconds ahead of…

Wate is new NPF head

Michael Wate has been appointed the new general manager of Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (NPF). He replaces Tony Makabo, who has held the post over the last 14 years. Prior to his appointment, Wate was NPF’s deputy general manager, a position he held for nearly 12 years. Deputy chairman of the NPF board, Gideon…