Local refs officiate

Two of our local football referees have officiated in the World Cup qualifier match between Fiji and New Caledonia in Lautoka, Fiji on Wednesday. They are Bernard Mutukera and George Time. Mutukera was assigned as the second assistant referee while Time was the fourth official. The match which ended in a 2-all draw yesterday was…

Boxing unlikely this year

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Boxing unlikely this year

The Honiara Amateur Boxing Association (HABA) fortnightly competitions   proposed for this year is high likely will not happen. HABA president John Firifote confirmed this to Star Sports, Wednesday. “HABA’s proposed fortnightly bouts for this year will likely not happen,’’ he said. He said Honiara City Council (HCC) has decided not to allow HABA to host…

Gun owners

Dear Editor – Thank you for giving me space in your paper to voice out the complaints of number of Licence gun holders who have surrendered their guns in 2003 to RAMSI. It is sad to say that may be we are foolish or otherwise to surrender our guns at that time.  Today we expect…

Well done RAMSI!

Dear Editor – We all understand that the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) is about to leave our shores. What does “Happy Isles” simply means to this land that our great ancestors then remain faithful to their wisdom of cultures and traditions and willingly accept Christianity in order to see far beyond the…

Poor road conditions

Dear Editor – It’s such a sad state to see our roads in a worse state at the moment. It’s getting worse following the heavy rain. Very little had been done to fix the roads for the past weeks now. Take a ride from Kukum in east Honiara all the way down to White River…

Forestry responds to disgruntle landowners

The Ministry of Forestry and Research said it has no powers whatsoever to terminate any company based on a Technology Agreement (TA) as depicted. The Forestry office in a statement yesterday responded to concern raised by landowners from Makira, Western and Central Provinces expressing their disappointment over treatment of some logging companies with regard to…

WOMAN’S PARTNER GIVES IN

Man surrenders to police after partner’s death A MAN surrendered to police yesterday after his female partner, who was admitted at the National Referral Hospital last Saturday, died on Tuesday. Honiara police confirmed the man, whose name and ethnicity is yet to be released, gave himself up to police at 9.40am on Wednesday. He is…